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From Eugene Borukhovich <macrosc...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: mod_proxy and Acrobat PDF's
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2002 22:55:04 GMT
Also just found out we are experiencing the same issue
with .exe files.

any idea if this pertains to the mod_proxy
configuration:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q323308&

--- Eugene Borukhovich <macroscape@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this is the right newsgroup, but we have
> implmented an apache 1.3.27 with mod_proxy and
> mod_ssl
> and having the following issue:
> 
> We have the following configuration
> 
>  
> 
> Load Balancers
> 
>             |
> 
>             |
> 
> Apache Reverse Proxy
> 
>             |
> 
>             |
> 
> Load Balancers
> 
>             |
> 
>             |
> 
> Real Website
> 
>             |
> 
>             |
> 
> Application Server/DB
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> The website contains some PDF’s for client browsing
> and downloads. If accessed directly the PDFs work
> with
> no problems across all browsers. However if accessed
> via the internet through the proxy, only Netscape
> browsers seem to work (and I have reports that some
> versions dont). When a PDF link is clicked it
> launches
> a javascript pop-up window in which a redirect
> happens
> to the actual PDF. After that the following message
> gets pop-ed up in IE:
> 
>  
> "Some files can harm your computer. If the file
> information below looks suspicious....."
> File Name: ..random sesion character&fileType=.pdf
> File Type: Adobe Acrobat Control for ActiveX
> From: <URL>
> 
> and we get an option to save or open, and then if
> either one is clicked (open or save) we get another
> message:
> 
> "Internet Explorer cannot download ..random sesion
> character&fileType=.pdf from <URL>
> Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet
> Site. the requested site is either unavailable or
> can
> not be found"
> 
> 
> However there are no errors in log files on the
> proxy
> nor on the actual webserver itself
> 
> Here is a sample VirtualHost configuration as well
> as
> mod_proxy config
> 
> <IfModule mod_proxy.c>
>   ProxyRequests On
>   # ProxyVia On
>   # CacheRoot "/opt/apache/proxy"
>   # CacheSize 5
>   # CacheGcInterval 4
>   # CacheMaxExpire 24
>   # CacheLastModifiedFactor 0.1
>   # CacheDefaultExpire 1
>   # NoCache a-domain.com another-domain.edu
> joes.garage-sale.com
>   <Directory "proxy:*">
>     Order deny,allow
>     Allow from all
>   </Directory>
> 
> </IfModule>
> 
>   <VirtualHost ip.addr:443>
>     ServerName host.ourdomain.com
>     ErrorLog "/path/to/logs/error_log"
>     ProxyPass / https://subdomain.ourdomain.com/
>     ProxyPassReverse /
> https://subdomain.ourdomain.com/
>     TransferLog "/path/to/logs/access_log"
>     SSLEngine on
>     SSLCipherSuite
>
ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:+SSLv2:+EXP:+eNULL
>     SSLCertificateFile
> "/opt/apache/conf/ssl.certs/our.cert.crt"
>     SSLCertificateKeyFile
> /opt/apache/conf/ssl.certs/our.key.key
>     SetEnvIf User-Agent ".*MSIE.*" \
>     nokeepalive ssl-unclean-shutdown \
>     downgrade-1.0 force-response-1.0
>     CustomLog /path/to/logs/ssl_request_log \
>     "%t %h %{SSL_PROTOCOL}x %{SSL_CIPHER}x \"%r\"
> %b"
>   </VirtualHost>
> 
> Any help would be appreicated
> 
> 
> 
> 
> =====
> Eugene BorukhovichMacroscape Solutions,
> Inc.info@macroscape.com
> 
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