[Zope] Zope + Apache + mod_proxy + SiteRoot = some links not proxied?

Alain Fauconnet alain at ait.ac.th
Mon Apr 10 06:28:33 EDT 2006


On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 12:13:58PM +0200, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> En/na Alain Fauconnet ha escrit:
> >Am I missing something? I have created the SiteRoot object in the
> >root (/) folder. Is this correct?
> Look here:
> http://plone.org/documentation/how-to/plone-with-apache-1.3
> It's not plone specific and the links at the top are useful for other 
> situations.

Thanks for your informative reply. I'm reading this page right now and
I just have a question: I don't do virtual hosting at all. This box
hosts a single web server. Does that still apply to me?

> E.g., if you follow 
> http://zope.org/Documentation/Books/ZopeBook/2_6Edition/VirtualHosting.stx
> you'll read:
> "SiteRoots are an artifact of an older generation of Zope virtual 
> hosting services that are only retained in current Zope versions for 
> backwards-compatibility purposes. They are not documented in this book 
> because they are somewhat "dangerous" for new users, as they have the 
> capability of temporarily "locking you out" of your Zope instance if you 
> configure them improperly. Luckily, we have Virtual Host Monsters, which 
> do everything that SiteRoots do and more without any of the dangerous 
> side effects of SiteRoots. If you want to do virtual hosting in Zope, 
> you should almost certainly be using a Virtual Host Monster."

Hrmm. so basically this SiteRoot method is obsolete, right? Too bad
all the stuff I could find by doing Google searches and from the Plone
Live book still point at this method...


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