[mod_python] Configuring mod_python via reverse proxy

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Wed Dec 14 16:12:48 EST 2005

On 15/12/2005, at 7:44 AM, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:

> Jim Gallacher wrote:
>> This maybe too obvious but is AllowOverride perhapas set to None such
>> that your .htaccess file is not getting processed?
> OK.  I feel like a complete retard.  In copying over the VirtualHost
> settings for the instance of apache running from $HOME, I accidentally
> copied the wrong AllowOverride line.  It was set to None.  Thus,  
> when I
> accessed mod_python from the main apache server running on port 80, it
> worked since it was allowing the override.  When I proxied to the
> instance on port 8080, it failed, as the overrides were not allowed.

Too late for me to contribute since you got it working, but the article:


is often better for helping to troubleshoot why mod_python isn't  
It even mentions AllowOverride. ;-)


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