ACE Service Module as Reverse Proxy

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May 23rd, 2010
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Hi All


Can you please advise , if I can use Application Control Engine Service Module in 6500 Switch as a reverse proxy instead of Microsoft ISA Server.


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Gilles Dufour Tue, 05/25/2010 - 01:59
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The ACE module does not cache http content.

So you can use it as a reverse-proxy, but ACE will always gets the content from the server.



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Tyrone Van Der Haar Tue, 10/05/2010 - 10:41
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Hi Gilles,


I'm looking to replace a Microsoft ISA proxy server sitting in our DMZ and proxying in requests from the internet to our internal server network.

Question is could I do this with the ACE service module? Protocols we looking to proxy is OFTP,AS2,FTP,HTTP and HTTPS


Internet

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  FW

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  ISA [public ip addresses]

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  FW

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  APP [private addresses]


Thanks for your replies

Tyrone

Tyrone Van Der Haar Fri, 10/08/2010 - 01:29
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Ok so I could use the ACE as a reverse proxy, but what is the best way one-armed mode or routed in my design drawing above??

anyone??


Tyrone

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