[Twisted-Python] Serving files from other web-servers on a web-server

exarkun at divmod.com exarkun at divmod.com
Tue Sep 28 10:58:50 EDT 2004

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 15:32:09 +0200, Thomas Weholt <thomas.weholt at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got a subnett full of web-servers using twisted and a main
> web-server based on twisted as well. The main server is available to
> the outside world. I want to serve files on the other web-servers on
> the subnett thru the main web-server. There may be many concurrent
> users on the main server so it has to be able to handle many clients.
> A few users connect to the main server, requesting files on the
> subnett web-servers. The main server reads data from several subnett
> servers and writes the data back to the requesting clients. How can I
> do this in twisted, without blocking, and handle several clients?
> We're not talking hardcore P2P here with thousands of clients, most
> likely 2-5 concurrent users, 10 at the most.
> Any hints? Or doesn't this make any sense?

  Hi Thomas,

    You may want to use distrib or one of the proxy classes.  Please direct further questions to the twisted-web mailing list.


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