[Modules] proxy issue with mod_gnutls

Tobias Brunner tobias at tobru.ch
Tue Mar 11 11:57:54 EDT 2008

Hi everybody

>Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>> Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos a écrit :
>>> I don't know how the mod_proxy is supposed to work and I've never tested
>>> it against mod_gnutls. If you run apache2ctl with -X and gdb where is
>>> the timeout occuring?
>> I didn't succeded  running apache in debug mode, as apachectl alone
>> complains about missing -D options. I tried to invoke httpd manually
>> with all proper -D options and -X switch, but it doesn't output
>> anything. And trying the 'debug' option of httpd init script doesn't
>> help either: apache initialisation occurs, but incoming traffic doesn't
>> trigger any output :/
>> However, here are two log trace of proxy connection. Here is a
>> successful attempt:
>> The 'GnuTLS: Handshake Failed' make me think than mod_gnutls tries to
>> cypher outgoing connection too, and fails.
>I don't really know what mod_proxy uses from mod_gnutls. Did you try the 
>mod_proxy ml too? I'd need some help here, since I'm unfamiliar with it 
>and have no time to investigate it further.

I'm having exactly the same troubles!
It looks like mod_gnutls does something that does not work together with mod_gnutls.
Guillaume wrote some more about that here: http://www.issociate.de/board/goto/1925604/Trouble_using_mod_proxy_with_mod_gnutls.html
Perhaps this helps to solve the problem...

My Apache is version 2.2.4 and running on a Ubuntu 7.10 AMD64 Server.

Best Regards,

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