Posts Tagged ‘Strip’

Strip SSL with Apache mod_proxy part one

Today I have faced a challenging situation. I needed to strip SSL from HTTP request to on of our servers platform and send it to another server without SSL. We use little tip as using Apache mod_proxy to implement this functionality.

Requirements

We need to have apache with:

1. DSO support compiled (with mod_proxy support)
2. SSL certificate
3. configuration for Virtual Hosting
4. configuration for mod_proxy

By default our apache installations are with version 2.2.3 and we have support for DSO, this means if we have mod_proxy compiled for Apache 2.2.3 we can use without recompiling Apache from source and just put it in /usr/local/apache2/modules . If you need to compile new Apache instance we need to use configure options as follow: Read the rest of this entry »

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