Apache ProxyPass for WordPress master-slave setup

Simple way

Ensure certain traffic goes to a certain server (master), you can use this:


For a better setup with Variables, just follow the… following steps 🙂

Step One: Configure Environment

We need to setup some environment variables to get this to work correctly.
Add the following to your environment on the slave server(s):

RHEL/CentOS: /etc/sysconfig/httpdi

Ubuntu: /etc/apache2/envvars

Step Two: Configure your VirtualHost

In your VirtualHost configuration do something like the following.