GeoServer : GeoServer Proxy Extension
This page last changed on Jul 30, 2009 by bmmpxf.
GeoServer has a community module that allows the creation of a proxy. With this, a user can route an HTTP request to an arbitrary server. The proxy is configurable to restrict requests to specific hosts and MIMEtypes.
Send a request to:
The proxy will send your request through if permitted by its rules, or return an error otherwise.
The proxy enforces the following rules to determine whether a packet is allowed through:
If the request meets either of these criteria, it will be routed through.
There are also ways to set the proxy to only allow packets that meet both criteria through. Those settings can only be changed by manually editing a configuration file.
The proxy will now be active. Send requests through
Make sure to include a full and absolute URL, such as:
Also make sure the URL is URL-encoded.
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