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RE: Protocol proxy?

From: Monks, Peter <peter.monks_at_vignette.com>
Date: 2005-01-06 01:46:22 CET

Thanks Dominic!

Do you know if mod_proxy will proxy https://? For security reasons
we'd only want to expose https:// outside the firewall.

Peter Monks http://www.sydneyclimbing.com/
pmonks_at_sydneyclimbing.com http://www.geocities.com/yosemite/4455/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dominic Anello [mailto:danello@danky.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 3:57pm
> To: Monks, Peter
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Protocol proxy?
> On 2005-01-05 16:43:58 -0600, Monks, Peter wrote:
> ----8<----
> > Is such a thing possible? If so, does anyone know where I
> might find
> > such a beast?
> I don't know of anything for the svn:// protocol, but
> Apache's ProxyPass
> directive should work for https and http.
> You would put the something like the following in the proxy server's
> httpd.conf file:
> LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
> LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
> #...
> ProxyRequests off
> ProxyPass /repos http://internal-server/repos
> ProxyPassReverse /repos http://internal-server/repos
> I just tested this by proxying our in-house repo through my
> workstation's instance of apache and it looks like it works
> for ls, co,
> and log. The upside of this method is that you wouldn't even need to
> have SVN installed on the proxy machine. There's also no reason why
> your internal machine can't serve the same repo with both protocols,
> even if the proxy is the only client that uses the http:// protocol.
> -Dominic

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