Forum: Ruby on Rails RE: Re: I Would Really Like to Try RoR but...

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Hogan, Brian P. (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 02:55
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Jason :

That's a great idea... I don't think I'd get it past the management
right now, but when I take over then it's all good :)

We're actually doing exactly what you suggest on a different project
here... What I'm trying to do right now is just this:

IIS : www.uwec.edu/biology

Apache : www2.uwec.edu/biology/labdata/

Then use a reverse-proxy like ISAPI_REWRITE to send requests from
   www.uwec.edu/biology/labdata  to www2.uwec.edu/biology.labdata

And hopefully, no-one is the wiser.

I do plan to document this on my site and will make the reference
available via the wiki once I've got it finalized. (I'm about half-done
now.)

Can someone who knows more about this let me know if this is going to
work for at least the short-term? I already know that IIS is not the
best web server to use and that's why I've given up trying to use Rails
*on* IIS.  The point is that if I can prove this works, I can probably
take this a step further and use Linux+Lighttpd.

-bph
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