Bug 8262

Summary: DNS lookup
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: osman
Component: apacheAssignee: Preston Brown <pbrown>
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Description osman 2000-01-07 11:30:41 UTC
It seems that the NoProxy directive can handle multiple arguments seperated
by a comma.

When you use the <Directory proxy:*> directive as distributed with the last
There is an error with the handling of the allow from directive.
It doesn't do DNS ! So you can't use canonical names. It works when you use
Is this a bug in the proxy module or did something else broke?
Maybe it's best you forward this to the apache development team...?

Comment 1 osman 2000-01-10 07:10:59 UTC
It seems that this bug is not actualy in the proxy module (IMHO).
The symptom is available in all Allow from directives and perhaps similars.
I just found out it had problems with the allow from because it stoped allowing
an internal lan machine from accessing wich it allowed before with the same

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-01-13 22:18:59 UTC
this is actually a feature.  DNS lookups are off in apache for performance
reasons.  Otherwise, each access would result in a DNS lookup, which is VERY
SLOW relative to other operations.

You can enable them though if you wish.  Please read the apache manual.