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From "Christopher R Key (Chris)" <chris....@wcom.com>
Subject Re: adding module mod_proxy to apache - OFFTOPIC
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2001 19:41:35 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> "Christopher R Key (Chris)" wrote:
> > Based on what Ian and Graham have mentioned, it doesn't see as though
> > the ldap proxy will be a complete proxy (like Innosoft's directory
> > access router).  Am I mistaken?
> Depends on your definition of "complete proxy". The standard "proxy" way
> of handling things seems simplistically to be:
> - open up a tcp connection to proxy
> - say GET <URL> HTTP/1.1
> - say Host: <hostname:port>\n\n
> - Get some data back
> In the case of the LDAP proxy we simply now understand ldap: URLS in
> addition to http: and ftp: URLs as we do now.

I believe I understand now.  Instead of proxying ldap (ldap://myproxy =>
ldap://backend) you'll be making a macro or shortcut for ldap searches
via http.  Correct?



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