Sorry one more question... are these lines in the Galaxy wiki instructions
still correct for the latest galaxy-dist?

RewriteRule ^/galaxy/static/style/(.*)
/home/nate/galaxy_dist/static/june_2007_style/blue/$1 [L]
RewriteRule ^/galaxy/static/scripts/(.*)
/home/nate/galaxy_dist/static/scripts/packed/$1 [L]

best,
Leandro

On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Leandro Hermida
<soft...@leandrohermida.com>wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> After a bit more research I guess I can see why -- since as you show in the
> instructions you also intend to serve static content via the proxy server
> and this requires using mod_rewrite anyway that you chose to do the reverse
> proxy part also using mod_rewrite.  Sorry for being confused, I have seen
> before configurations with mod_proxy and mod_rewrite directives together
> doing the same thing I was wondering why! :)
>
> best,
> Leandro
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Leandro Hermida <
> soft...@leandrohermida.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Sorry if this question has been asked before searched and couldn't find
>> anyone specifically talking about this.  In the Galaxy wiki under
>> https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-central/wiki/Config/ApacheProxy there
>> are instructions for setting up Galaxy behind a web server proxy.  I
>> wondered what are the reasons/advantages of doing a reverse proxy using all
>> mod_rewrite directives (as shown in the instructions) vs doing a standard
>> Apache front-end reverse proxy:
>>
>> ProxyRequests Off
>> ProxyPass / http://galaxy.host.domain:8080/
>> ProxyPassReverse / http://galaxy.host.domain:8080/
>>
>> The instructions using mod_rewrite are making a reverse proxy too since
>> the RewriteRule directive has the [P] flag.
>>
>> regards,
>> Leandro
>>
>
>
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