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Re: [users@httpd] Want to Deploy Web App Behind a Reverse Proxy


I already figured I'd have to keep Apache running at all times.  


I'd like it if you guys were to read my httpd.conf and the virtual host configuration file to see if I did it correctly.  I did read the documentation for it, but I'm not sure if I did correctly and the virtual host also doesn't seem to be working correctly (I tried to navigate to the site after starting Apache httpd as a service, but it didn't work; how do I correctly navigate to a proxied app on Apache?).  


Thanks in advance.


From: Frank Gingras <thumbs@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 9, 2018 8:17:34 AM
To: users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Want to Deploy Web App Behind a Reverse Proxy
 

You do need to have a httpd instance running at all times; how else do you think it will serve requests?

Lastly, your comment about the documentation is a bit odd - perhaps you could offer constructive comments on specific sections instead, so that we could work on improving it. A lot of folks dedicated a lot of time writing it, and even more would benefit from improvements.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 7:42 PM Osman Zakir <osmanzakir90@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I have a web application I want to deploy behind a reverse proxy.  


Do I have to do this on my own computer with the instance of the Apache HTTP Server that I've installed on my machine, or is it possible to do this on the Apache somehow as well?  If possible, I'd like to do the latter because I'd prefer not having to always keep my computer on.  


The reason I want a reverse proxy is because my application has its own httpd( written in C++).  I'd like the application to be publicly available on the Internet.  


If I set up a virtual host with Apache (with a public IP, one that isn't 127.0.0.1, and one I can navigate to from anywhere), will that make the application publicly available as I intend?  


I'll also need help on setting up virtual hosts and a reverse proxy since the Apache documentation is too technical for me (I did try reading it....).  

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