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Apache Module mod_proxy_wstunnel

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Description:Websockets support module for mod_proxy
Status:Extension
Module Identifier:proxy_wstunnel_module
Source File:mod_proxy_wstunnel.c
Compatibility:Available for unix in version 2.4.5 and later

Summary

This module requires the service of mod_proxy. It provides support for the tunnelling of web socket connections to a backend websockets server. The connection is automagically upgraded to a websocket connection:

Upgrade: WebSocket
Connection: Upgrade

Proxying requests to websockets server

ProxyPass /ws2/  ws://echo.websocket.org/
ProxyPass /wss2/ wss://echo.websocket.org/

Directives

This module provides no directives.

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