Perbal internal redirects.
adam at hjksolutions.com
Wed Jul 4 05:34:49 UTC 2007
You can find this in the Perlbal source, under "doc/reproxying.txt".
A link to that file in Subversion is here:
On Jul 3, 2007, at 8:01 AM, Ashish Padave wrote:
> I read this on the archives, it was posted by Brad.
> "Instead you can put Perlbal in front, which will advertise via a
> HTTP header that it supports internal reproxying, your PHP application
> detects that, does its authentication and URL mapping, as well as
> client work to find where on the network that image is, then it
> replies to
> Perlbal the locations of the resource that needs to be served.
> Then PHP
> is free to do whatever, and Perlbal spoonfeeds the client. Becuse
> is async/event-based with a single thread, it can handles tens of
> thousands of connections at once (as can plb, but plb doesn't do
> The cool thing about internal redirects is that it makes mod_perl
> or PHP
> not waste their time with things they're not good at, and the whole
> process is invisible to the end user."
> Can someone please post some sample code or something explaining
> how its done?
> Thank you,
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