Dear Markus,

I'm not using Tomcat as backend here. And in addition, this will not help in 
case of syntactically wrong URL patterns like '%252F' produced by mod_jk.

thank you, anyway -- maybe emphasizing this option is useful for others here 
using Tomcat.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:52 PM
>Subject: Re: mod_jk: Forwarding URLs containing escaped slashes (e.g. for REST 
>services) fail with syntactical-wrong double-
>> Hi all,
>> I have problems to pass (REST-) URLs containing escaped slashes ('%2F') in 
>> path elements using the  Apache httpd  and  mod_jk
>to the application server (in fact not Tomcat, but Wildfy. But this is of no 
>matter, here).
>> This kind of URL may be accepted by the httpd using the option 
>> 'AllowEncodedSlashes=NoDecode'. But then, while using the mode
>'ForwardURIProxy' for mod_jk , they are re-encoded in a bad way: As '%252F', 
>because the percent sign itself is escaped by
>accident. The result is a syntactically bad URL which is rejected by the 
>application server.
>> I already filed this last week as  
>> . Please, may take some 
>> maintainer a
>look at this?
>> with greetings
>> Guido
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