[Gllug] Seeking an Apache Guru...

Mark Lowes hamster at korenwolf.net
Tue Jul 9 07:36:40 UTC 2002

On Mon, 2002-07-08 at 18:07, Mike Brodbelt wrote:
> This setup almost works, but not quite. When I request a protected URL,
> like http://frontendserver/foo, this is passed to the name based vhost
> on the mod_perl server. This server notices that foo corresponds to a
> directory, adds a trailing slash, and redirects the browser.
> Unfortunately, it issues a redirect to http://backendserver:81/foo/ -
> this of course fails, as the client is blocked from connecting to
> http://backendserver:81 by the firewall.

In the proxypass definition make sure you include the trailing slash,
I've yet to find another solution (other than "frecking well use
properly formed urls you muppet!", but that's not a 'good' customer
service response).

The Flying Hamster <hamster at korenwolf.net>     
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to
        -- Kurt Vonnegut
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