jesus at omniti
Feb 25, 2002, 3:26 PM
Post #3 of 4
On Monday, February 25, 2002, at 05:18 PM, Sean Chittenden wrote:
>> Do I need to maintain all the SSL keys at the front and back tiers
>> and run backand with mod_ssl/openssl on all tiers (currently SSL is
>> only running on the backend tier)?
> Maintain the keys on the front tier. When mod_backhand proxies your
> request, it'll proxy it in plain text back to the back tier.
>> The backhand handler only shows port 80 or port 443 (depending on
>> the order of the Listen directive), not both. Are both ports being
> mod_backhand will operate on any port that Apache listens on, but will
> only forward connections to port 80. -sc
To be more specific (and slightly corrective): mod_backhand will
forward to any port advertised by other servers, (80, 443, 8080, etc.)
But it will ONLY talk HTTP so if it is proxying back to a server on the
backend to an SSL port 443, it simply will break.
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