Bug 113929 - mod_expires headers not set when used in conjunction with mod_proxy
Summary: mod_expires headers not set when used in conjunction with mod_proxy
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Joe Orton
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Reported: 2004-01-20 09:49 UTC by Pierre Amadio
Modified: 2014-06-27 09:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-23 09:48:56 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:084 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: httpd security update 2004-03-23 05:00:00 UTC

Description Pierre Amadio 2004-01-20 09:49:49 UTC
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Description of problem:
When using mod_proxy, the http headers sent to the client does not
countains the headers that are supposed to be set with mod_expires.

This works with an apache 2.0.48 compiled from apache.org sources.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install an local apache listening on port 8088
2.add the following configurations directive in the rpm based apache
listening on port 80:

     ExpiresActive On
     ExpiresDefault A600
     ProxyPass /
     ProxyPassReverse /

so that every uri requested are supposed to be proxyed from the apache
running on port 8088.

3. look at the header generated:
wget -S


Actual Results:  no Expires headers set.

Expected Results:  Expires header present in server answer:

10 Expires: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 10:59:30 GMT

Additional info:

Comment 3 Joe Orton 2004-01-20 11:25:26 UTC
Update packages which contain the fix for this mod_expires issue are
available for testing purposes from:


Thanks for the report.

Comment 6 Gareth Evans 2004-01-28 11:38:32 UTC
I have been testing this patch, in our test environment, for over a 
week now, with no detected problems, our test set up is a simple 
reverse proxy which adds expires headers to requested content.

Thanks for the patch,


Gareth Evans

Comment 7 Joe Orton 2004-01-28 11:42:43 UTC
Thank you Gareth.  We'll integrate this fix for future errata updates.

Comment 8 Mark J. Cox 2004-03-23 09:48:56 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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