Multiply files on different backends

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at
Sun Mar 16 21:01:16 UTC 2008

On Mar 12, 2008, at 2:16 AM, Gsm Lock wrote:

> Hi!
> I have a few backend servers . Static documents on servers has ugly  
> addresses as http://my-next-back.end/111../785643../blabla/.../some-name.doc 
>  (user files, mostly unstructured).
> I need each of them to be accessible  from frontend as http://myfront.end/catalog/some-name.doc
> There are a few thousands of documents,each with unique path.
> How can I (when I do) configure perlbal on frontend for this ?

You could make a plugin if you have a static mapping from the "clean"  
filenames to the ugly backend ones.  Otherwise the canonical way is to  
have a dynamic backend return a "reproxy" header.

  - ask

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