[K12OSN] OT: Reverse proxy for internal websites

David Hopkins dahopkins429 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 23:57:48 UTC 2008

> You can't do named virtual hosts for https (proxied or not) because the
> Host: header needed to identify the named site will be encrypted and you
> need to know the host to use the right certificate to match up.  You'll
> always hit the default host regardless of the name passed.  You can do
> it with IP or port based virtual hosts - but then you might as well
> port-forward.

Did not know this ... thanks.  The scenario that I saw used was https
to the Apache reverse proxy and then plain http from the Apache proxy
to the OWA. Is that the point of SSL-offloading?

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