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From Frank Gingras <thu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Want to Deploy Web App Behind a Reverse Proxy
Date Sun, 09 Sep 2018 03:17:34 GMT
See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/howto/reverse_proxy.html and
http://www.apachetutor.org/admin/reverseproxies.

You do need to have a httpd instance running at all times; how else do you
think it will serve requests?

Lastly, your comment about the documentation is a bit odd - perhaps you
could offer constructive comments on specific sections instead, so that we
could work on improving it. A lot of folks dedicated a lot of time writing
it, and even more would benefit from improvements.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 7:42 PM Osman Zakir <osmanzakir90@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I have a web application I want to deploy behind a reverse proxy.
>
>
> Do I have to do this on my own computer with the instance of the Apache
> HTTP Server that I've installed on my machine, or is it possible to do this
> on the Apache somehow as well?  If possible, I'd like to do the latter
> because I'd prefer not having to always keep my computer on.
>
>
> The reason I want a reverse proxy is because my application has its own
> httpd( written in C++).  I'd like the application to be publicly available
> on the Internet.
>
>
> If I set up a virtual host with Apache (with a public IP, one that isn't
> 127.0.0.1, and one I can navigate to from anywhere), will that make the
> application publicly available as I intend?
>
>
> I'll also need help on setting up virtual hosts and a reverse proxy since
> the Apache documentation is too technical for me (I did try reading
> it....).
>

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