On Wednesday 06 September 2006 16:26, Sumit Shah wrote:
> Charles,
>
> Thanks for the information. I will surely take a look at mod_proxy in
> detail. I believe I would still need to use mod_perl to invoke the perl
> script I have to do the processing.
>
> So if I understand, I could use mod_proxy and mod_perl in conjunction
> with each other. MOD_PROXY would provide me with filtering capabilities
> while MOD_PERL would let me invoke perl script to do the processing.
> Please correct me if I am wrong.


You do not need mod_perl to run perl scripts as CGI scripts. Mod_perl imbeds
a persistent perl interpreter into apache, while for CGI scripts, the perl
interpreter is started again with each request.

You can use mod_proxy with or without mod_perl.

Sean