Apache Reverse Proxy Configuration

# Apache 2 VHost Config for Reverse Proxy Domain Routing
# for local container based development

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#################### Apache VHost Config: #######################
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# NameVirtualHost *:80
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerName project-alpha.docker.local

ErrorLog "var/log/httpd/project-alpha_docker_error_log"
CustomLog "var/log/httpd/project-alpha_docker_access_log" common
ProxyRequests Off

<Proxy *>
Order deny,allow
Allow from all
</Proxy>
ProxyPass / http://localhost/
ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost/
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerName project-gamma.docker.local

ErrorLog "var/log/httpd/project-gamma_docker_error_log"
CustomLog "var/log/httpd/project-gamma_docker_access_log" common
ProxyRequests Off

<Proxy *>
Order deny,allow
Allow from all
</Proxy>
ProxyPass / http://localhost/
ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost/
</VirtualHost>


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################### Local "hosts" file: #########################
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# ...
127.0.0.1 project-alpha.docker.local
127.0.0.1 project-gamma.docker.local
# ...

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