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I have a apache web server that needs to reverse proxy a site. So or pull from the same other webserver. I have setup a reverse proxy for the one without the trailing slash like this:

ProxyPass /test
ProxyPassReverse /test

But it doesn't work with a trailing slash.

Any Ideas? I have tried redirecting from /test/ to /test with no luck.


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Have you tried to rewrite the url?

RewriteEngine on 
RewriteRule ^/test$ /test/ [R]

ProxyRequests Off       
ProxyPreserveHost On

ProxyPass    /test/
ProxyPassReverse /test/
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What do you mean it doesn't work with a trailing slash? Does it redirect to the wrong place? Does it give a 404 error? This is what I used to set up a reverse proxy and hide the source from the rest of the world.

ProxyRequests off
<Location /guides>
  ProxyPassReverse /
  ProxyHTMLEnable On
  ProxyHTMLURLMap / /guides
  ProxyHTMLURLMap /guides
  RequestHeader unset Accept-Encoding
  RequestHeader set MySpecialHeader secretkey
  #LogLevel proxy:debug

You can use this to test your proxy:

$ curl -I http://localhost:81/guides/top5
HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://localhost:81/guides/top5/
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