passing attributes from mod_shib via proxy to an application

Marcus Schopen lists at
Thu May 16 17:11:37 EDT 2019

Am Donnerstag, den 16.05.2019, 20:21 +0000 schrieb Cantor, Scott:
> On 5/16/19, 4:17 PM, "Marcus Schopen" <lists at> wrote:
> > So connecting a Flask app via mod_wsgi directly in Apache would be
> > the
> > safer way for you, right?
> Yes.

Good. I will go that way. Thanks!

> > I don't see the point here. There are legitimate scenarios in which
> > it
> > is discouraged to distribute certain resources via proxies to
> > different
> > backends. The question is, how safe is the way there?
> I see things very differently, so I doubt my opinion is worth all
> that much to apply to your situation.

Just convince me. It's an interesting discussion. Which arguments in
detail move you to your opinion?


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