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From Charles Marcus <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Newbie - Apache as internet facing proxy for Windows/IIS backend .net app server?
Date Mon, 07 May 2018 17:44:04 GMT
Ok, thanks!

But to be clear - I asked the Support people and was told, and I quote:

"The Webvantage, Client Portal and Mobile Server applications are .Net
IIS applications that require Microsoft Windows and IIS."

So... was that just a typical response from a Windows support person who
doesn't really understand web servers?

The software in question is described here:

I don't mind doing the work, I'd just rather not go down a rabbit hole
trying to do something that can/will never work.

Thanks again,


On Mon May 07 2018 13:37:36 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Yehuda
Katz <> wrote:
> Certainly. I would start with the Reverse Proxy
> Guide:
> Come back here if you have any questions.
> - Y
> On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 1:32 PM Charles Marcus
> < <>> wrote:
>     Hello all,
>     I just want to know if this is even worth my time trying to figure
>     out.
>     We have an Accounting application (.ne/IIS on Windows Server
>     2008R2) on our LAN, but I need to provide a window to this through
>     the internet, and I'd really, really like to not put a Windows
>     Server on our DMZ facing the internet directly (if I have to, it
>     will be a separate/standalone server that redirects/proxies to the
>     Accounting server).
>     first and foremost - is it even possible to setup an Apache server
>     to do this? I loathe IIS, and also don't know much about it, but
>     I'm also pretty much a noob when it comes to web servers in
>     general. I do have some experience a while back with Apache, which
>     is why I'm starting here.
>     If it isn't, so be it, but if it is, is it very involved?
>     Tia...
>     */Charles/*/*
>     */

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