Bug 812389 - mod_proxy not enabled
Summary: mod_proxy not enabled
Alias: None
Product: OKD
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Containers
Version: 2.x
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Rob Millner
QA Contact: libra bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-04-13 15:04 UTC by Alexander Todorov
Modified: 2015-05-14 22:53 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-10-10 18:49:39 UTC
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Description Alexander Todorov 2012-04-13 15:04:04 UTC
Description of problem:

Looks like mod_proxy is either not enabled or not present at all for httpd on OpenShift (python cartridge at least). 

The error message is:
[Fri Apr 13 10:48:12 2012] [error] [client] File does not exist: proxy:

A quick google for "File does not exist: proxy:http" shows this message appears when httpd is not compiled with mod_proxy.  Please fix it. 

The long story behind this request is here:

This is preventing me from using OpenShift as origin server to Amazon CloudFront for serving static files. I'm doing it this way because: 

1) My static content is kept under the application source in git and easily managed - CSS, JavaScript, small images, etc. Also no need to push to external server only to get the content mirrored to CDN.

2) I can easily commit and push content to OpenShift when I have to change something. 

3) I can easily tell my HTML template to access CloudFront using a version in the URL so it will load the latest version of the files (from CDN, not from OpenShift). 

4) This way I don't have to keep multiple directories around. 

If only this RewriteRule worked.

Comment 1 Mike McGrath 2012-04-13 15:57:36 UTC
mod proxy is a memory eater.  we'll have to see if this is something we want to fix or use the DIY cart for.

Comment 2 Mike McGrath 2012-10-10 18:49:39 UTC
We recommend a DIY for this use case, mod_proxy shouldn't be enabled for everyone because it does make the memory footprint of httpd larger for people not using it.

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