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Old 11-10-2004, 01:07 AM   #1
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Apache ProxyPass/VirtualHost question


I have a main server running apache on linux and my windows machine with a small webserver on it. I have set up the following in httpd.conf

ProxyPass /files

now, this works fine and dandy but instead of accessing this by i would LIKE to do it like this What is the simplest way to do this? I tried making a folder with a index.htm with a javascript redirect to the ProxyPass url that was setup as a VirtualHost but i'm sure there is an easier way.

Any suggestions?
Old 11-10-2004, 01:59 AM   #2
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This can get REALLY complex, email me[ ] if you want to get it set up, i started writing a reply and its just gonna confuse the hell out of you.

If you want, check out this link--> its where i started.

Old 11-10-2004, 12:53 PM   #3
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If you want this to be your main site then make it your DocumentRoot in the config file httpd.conf.

It's not really necessary to have a Virtual host for one site. All connections to your server that do not provide a folder or filename will land there.


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