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  • Fix various spelling errors and grammar Fix up some typos, spelling and grammar errors. Signed-off-by: Nick Andrew <nick@nick-andrew.net --- doc/config-guide.txt | 2 +- doc/reproxying.txt | 2 +- ...
    Nick AndrewNick Andrew
    Jun 29, 2008 at 6:16 am
    Jun 30, 2008 at 6:18 am
  • Yo all, And hello to the gearman list, which I've apparently not been subscribed to. I sent this list to the memcached mailing list earlier today: You might've noticed that lists.danga.com sucks ...
    Jun 29, 2008 at 12:17 am
    Jun 29, 2008 at 6:10 am
  • I want to use enable_reproxy to redirect a 500 error to a static page. Can someone tell me if this is the right way and share the way to do that. I tried to enable it in a balancer role and play with ...
    Frédéric SidlerFrédéric Sidler
    Jun 25, 2008 at 4:20 pm
    Jun 25, 2008 at 4:20 pm
  • Here are some patches to perlbal SVN to enable it to be built as a debian package. --- MANIFEST | 2 + debian/perlbal.init | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------- debian/perlbal.postinst | 15 ...
    Nick AndrewNick Andrew
    Jun 23, 2008 at 7:54 am
    Jun 23, 2008 at 7:59 am
  • Hi all, Has anybody set response headers in perlbal ? Currently we're setting X-Served-By in the backend apaches to help troubleshoot, and would like to be able to identify which server served static ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Jun 20, 2008 at 10:33 am
    Jun 20, 2008 at 7:48 pm
  • Hi, Is there some way to set Perlbal's config to avoid sending another request to a backend server that is still processing a long request (unless all backends are occupied)? We have legitimate ...
    Moses HohmanMoses Hohman
    Jun 19, 2008 at 11:42 pm
    Jun 23, 2008 at 11:04 pm
  • Hello, We have been seeing some of our reverse_proxy connections to backend servers fail, we think the failure is in our code, and we are looking into that. But, when I see " client disconnected" in ...
    Ethan ErchingerEthan Erchinger
    Jun 12, 2008 at 2:37 am
    Jun 12, 2008 at 2:37 am
  • hello there I've started using perlbal as proxy to separate php traffic from images/static it's working great (we've only one machine, and we've greatly increased throughput), but I have one big ...
    Javi PoloJavi Polo
    Jun 11, 2008 at 3:06 pm
    Jun 11, 2008 at 4:26 pm
  • Hi all - I'm looking into Perlbal to solve a particular problem with a new web services platform that we're developing. Some background: The main web services application is going to be running in ...
    Michael EngelhartMichael Engelhart
    Jun 10, 2008 at 2:34 pm
    Jun 10, 2008 at 9:00 pm
  • I'm learning about plugins and I have a hook that will remove a prefix from the request. For example: my $start_http_request_hook = sub { my Perlbal::ClientHTTPBase $client = shift; my ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    May 29, 2008 at 10:08 pm
    May 30, 2008 at 12:32 am
  • (sorry if ya'll receive this message twice, I'm having trouble sending to the list) I have run into a limitation with Perlbal's handling of handling of the Host header during a reproxy. On reproxy, ...
    Logan BowersLogan Bowers
    May 29, 2008 at 1:56 am
    May 29, 2008 at 5:13 am
  • Can Perlbal redirect the client to port 443 when they try to connect to port 80? And if so, how? For example, the user types http://example.com, I want them to be redirected to https://example.com. I ...
    Adam FlottAdam Flott
    May 28, 2008 at 10:50 pm
    May 31, 2008 at 4:52 pm
  • I'm new to Perlbal, and considering using it aggregate the results of multiple parallel HTTP requests. The application would be part of a distributed search engine. A request comes in, and instead of ...
    Nathan KurzNathan Kurz
    May 22, 2008 at 2:31 am
    May 23, 2008 at 2:11 am
  • I'm trying to test a webapp with jmeter. In front of this webapp are two perlbal load balancers in round robin mode. The problem with jmeter is that trying to access the webapp through the perlbal ...
    Frédéric SidlerFrédéric Sidler
    May 19, 2008 at 7:54 pm
    May 19, 2008 at 9:42 pm
  • I'm using perlbal in front of lighttpd server in fastcgi mod. When fastcgi mod is down lighttpd retrieve an error 500. Is there a way for perlbal to redirect the request to the second lighttpd server ...
    Frédéric SidlerFrédéric Sidler
    May 18, 2008 at 9:05 pm
    May 18, 2008 at 10:11 pm
  • Hi. I have a few questions regarding connections to failing backends: 1. Is it possible to modify the timeout for a connection attempt to a backend? 2. I assume that a backend that fails verification ...
    Håvard FutsæterHåvard Futsæter
    May 13, 2008 at 1:09 pm
    May 13, 2008 at 1:09 pm
  • I'm looking at the perlbal webpage (http://www.danga.com/perlbal/) and I see that it lists "Persistent client connections (configurable)" as one of its capabilities as a reverse proxy. I'm still ...
    Mathew SnyderMathew Snyder
    Apr 24, 2008 at 1:47 pm
    Apr 24, 2008 at 6:08 pm
  • How about we start using the Google Code issue tracker? http://code.google.com/p/perlbal/issues/list - ask -- http://develooper.com/ - http://askask.com/
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Apr 22, 2008 at 3:52 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 5:51 pm
  • Evidently mailman was unhappy with being CCed below... for the list archives: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 23:55:20 -0400 (EDT) From: Todd Lipcon ...
    Todd LipconTodd Lipcon
    Apr 22, 2008 at 3:59 am
    Apr 22, 2008 at 3:59 am
  • Hi Hendra, X-Forwarded-For is enabled by default. What exactly are you trying to accomplish? If you're trying to fix the IPs in the access log, you'll have to modify the LogFormat you're using to ...
    Todd LipconTodd Lipcon
    Apr 22, 2008 at 3:55 am
    Apr 22, 2008 at 4:08 am
  • Can you create a minimal test case and submit it to the mailing list? If we can reproduce we'll fix the crash. Unless it's not what I think you're talking about... -Dormando Ankur Gupta wrote:
    Apr 19, 2008 at 6:54 am
    Apr 19, 2008 at 6:54 am
  • I'm getting intermittent hangs on some perlbal instances that I'm using for upload proxying in front of Apache. After running for awhile, perlbal just stops responding. It's still listening on port ...
    Kevin MurphyKevin Murphy
    Apr 14, 2008 at 7:54 pm
    Apr 14, 2008 at 7:54 pm
  • It's ... what a lot of packages do :) It allows you to help avoid extra manuals across all of your packages if you want to save space. Although, I don't really care much myself, hachi might :) ...
    Apr 12, 2008 at 5:18 am
    Apr 13, 2008 at 2:35 am
  • Hi, I've been running load tests on my perlbal 1.70 instance and I was wondering if others have been getting similar results as me or if there are some tweaks that I should be doing? Currently I have ...
    Elliott A. JohnsonElliott A. Johnson
    Apr 12, 2008 at 12:09 am
    Apr 12, 2008 at 5:50 am
  • I admit to not digging into this too much, but when the backend blocks for a fair amount of time it seems perlbal times out and the web client gets a blank page. Is there a setting how long perlbal ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Apr 11, 2008 at 11:19 pm
    Apr 17, 2008 at 3:42 pm
  • IO::AIO is preferred. Linux::AIO may not work :) Nothing more definite than that? Should be easy to go make a package. dh-make-perl or something. Andrew McClain wrote:
    Apr 11, 2008 at 7:54 am
    Apr 11, 2008 at 11:59 am
  • Hi, I've just implemented Catalyst::Engine::XMPP2[1], which provides XMPP support for catalyst applications, but as the documentation says, it's currently single-threaded, which means that I have ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Apr 8, 2008 at 5:18 pm
    Apr 13, 2008 at 8:38 am
  • Very minor, came across it while spelunking. Index: lib/Perlbal/Service.pm =================================================================== --- lib/Perlbal/Service.pm (revision 770) +++ ...
    Fred MoyerFred Moyer
    Apr 5, 2008 at 12:04 am
    Apr 5, 2008 at 12:44 am
  • Hi all, Anybody had any luck with high traffic and a caching reverse proxy combined with perlbal. is varnish up to much - is there anything else people have tried and found to work/fail under 1000 ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Apr 2, 2008 at 7:24 pm
    Apr 3, 2008 at 6:40 pm
  • The debian directory in SVN is still working well for us - just remember to updated the changelog to get the package built with the right version number. Best wishes, Jeremy
    Jeremy JamesJeremy James
    Apr 2, 2008 at 12:53 pm
    Apr 2, 2008 at 12:53 pm
  • Hi Andrew, I've found the documentation to be sparse as well. I'll try my best to help you out though. With the source code there are several text files describing the configuration of perlbal. There ...
    Elliott A. JohnsonElliott A. Johnson
    Apr 1, 2008 at 8:48 pm
    Apr 3, 2008 at 4:10 am
  • Two questions about persist_backend. First, the mod_perl docs and the standard advice is to *not* use keep-alives on the backend server. Yet, I've see that persist_backend is recommended. Frankly, it ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Apr 1, 2008 at 2:22 pm
    Apr 2, 2008 at 3:30 pm
  • I'm testing out Perlbal as a replacement for an Apache reverse proxy with a mod_perl/Catalyst backend. The problem I'm having is the headers mod_proxy provides work great with Catalyst, but the ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Apr 1, 2008 at 2:06 pm
    Apr 1, 2008 at 3:18 pm
  • I'm having a few issues centering around ssl. The setup involves a perlbal 1.70 instance running as a reverse_proxy to two dynamic webservers and also running as a static web_server with ssl enabled ...
    Elliott A. JohnsonElliott A. Johnson
    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:02 am
    Apr 5, 2008 at 12:04 am
  • Assuming that Perlbal is not your HTTPS endpoint, you could use the cgilike service and write a simple handler to issue the redirect. See Perlbal::Plugin::Cgilike. Eamon Daly ----- Original Message ...
    Eamon DalyEamon Daly
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:48 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:48 pm
  • perlbal doesn't currently cache content (although I guess you could make it). It can be setup to cache the mogile paths though. I'd recommend looking at Varnish to cache the content. - ask -- ...
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 31, 2008 at 4:27 am
    Apr 11, 2008 at 4:47 am
  • Perlbal itself has no ability to do that (unless you were to write a plugin to or something). Your best bet is to run Apache in the backend and have Perlbal reproxy to it, the cgi files are then ...
    Mark SmithMark Smith
    Mar 31, 2008 at 3:08 am
    Mar 31, 2008 at 3:08 am
  • Hi all, Do we have any documentation / info on perlbal debug levels beyond reading through the code. I have 2 webservers running perlbal with an average of 200 to 300 concurrent requests at any given ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Mar 25, 2008 at 1:40 pm
    Mar 25, 2008 at 7:51 pm
  • Has anyone else had this problem? Happens on OS X and Solaris, I could be missing something very simple but I'm not very familiar with CPAN/Perl outside of Perlbal hackin'. Thanks, Brett --- Running ...
    Brett HoernerBrett Hoerner
    Mar 21, 2008 at 7:20 pm
    Mar 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm
  • XS headers installed? How about connect_ahead and persist_backend for the service? max_backend_uses set high enough? Test the bench with persistent client keepalives as well? I can't even think of ...
    Mar 20, 2008 at 7:49 am
    Mar 21, 2008 at 6:31 am
  • That's pretty odd, since perlbal should (naturally) be buffering your responses. What's the average size of the response? Over 64k? Under? Are you using backend keepalives? Any way you can verify if ...
    Mar 19, 2008 at 6:28 pm
    Mar 19, 2008 at 6:28 pm
  • You could make a plugin if you have a static mapping from the "clean" filenames to the ugly backend ones. Otherwise the canonical way is to have a dynamic backend return a "reproxy" header. - ask -- ...
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 16, 2008 at 9:01 pm
    Mar 16, 2008 at 9:01 pm
  • Hi All, I don't suppose perlbal would DWIM if I provided a reproxy file and reproxy url - where WIM == "try file, fall back to list of urls" would it ? If not how hard / problematic would it be - I'd ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Mar 16, 2008 at 10:13 am
    Mar 21, 2008 at 10:36 am
  • The code response in Perlbal.pm: my $orig = $cmd; # save original case for some commands $cmd =~ s/^([^=]+)/lc $1/e; # lowercase everything up to an = Unfortunately, everything is being made ...
    Jeremy JamesJeremy James
    Mar 13, 2008 at 7:23 pm
    Mar 14, 2008 at 2:36 pm
  • trusted_upstream_proxies is for selecting which clients are trusted and do not need to have their X-Forwarded-For header modified in inbound requests. It has no bearing on backend connection ...
    Mar 13, 2008 at 7:06 pm
    Mar 13, 2008 at 7:06 pm
  • Don't enable it if the backend servers are run by another organization/ group/... that you don't trust. They'll be able to make your perlbal access things you might not want them to access. -- ...
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 13, 2008 at 6:01 pm
    Mar 13, 2008 at 6:01 pm
  • Hi All, I was wondering if anybody had done a plugin for mogilefs and if not, what the reason was - maybe I'm misunderstanding the problem. I was thinking I could "just" add a couple of configuration ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Mar 11, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    Mar 11, 2008 at 3:54 pm
  • Hi, It's become fairly obvious that the danga listserv isn't archiving any messages with diff/patch attachments (at least on the pb list). This is fairly annoying - is there any chance of getting it ...
    Mar 11, 2008 at 12:32 pm
    Mar 11, 2008 at 5:51 pm
  • I know we'd find a generic rewriter plugin very useful if you felt like abstracting this code into one. I can't see it causing too many problems with the plugin ordering. Cheers, Jonty
    Mar 10, 2008 at 12:20 pm
    Mar 10, 2008 at 12:20 pm
  • FYI.... If the author of the Include stuff could fix this. (as per the rules at http://danga.com/commit.bml .... :-)) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: PAUSE <upload@pause.perl.org Date: ...
    Brad FitzpatrickBrad Fitzpatrick
    Mar 9, 2008 at 4:31 am
    Mar 10, 2008 at 4:33 am
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