[Setup] Selective Proxying, Plone + Apache on Mac OS X problem

Peter Simmons pete-lists at bcmpweb.com
Wed Jul 5 22:39:35 UTC 2006

Hi Adam,

You should be able to do this with just rewrite rules but you will need 
to have mod_proxy installed and use the P modifier.

This is definitely more of an apache rewrite rule question than plone 
from what I can tell.


Adam wrote:
> Hi,
> The problem I've currently got with Plone is the following:
> 3 different sites being run on the same server, one at /, one at /folder1, 
> and one at /folder2.  The sites at /folder1 and /folder2 need to be served 
> by Apache over port 80, while the root folder needs to be serving Plone.
> I can set this up correctly using the VHM and the RewriteRules in 
> Apache...but there's a problem.  This only works correctly if you're not on 
> my network.  If you are directly connected to my network (and part of the 
> largest user base), you can't receive on anything besides port 80.  So I've 
> got to use the ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse functionality in Apache to 
> make Plone work...but I can't do it selectively.  I can only have Plone OR 
> the folder1 and folder2 off Apache, not both at once.
> I couldn't find a way within Apache to say "only use the proxy rules for 
> this folder and not this one", but it may exist.  Or the answer might be in 
> the Plone setup.  Please let me know if you have any ideas on how to fix 
> this problem.  I'm running this off of an OS X box.
> -Adam 
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