confused on python rpc with apache, is it possible?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Fri Jan 19 12:42:54 EST 2007

krishnakant Mane wrote:

> hello all.
> I will like to know if the following combination is possible.
> I have looked around on google and did not find any thing productive
> so bothering the list: sorry.
> I am developing a distributed application which will have 3 layers
> namely the thin client written in wxpython, an application layer on a
> server and a database server of course.  database and application
> server will be on same physical machine.
> what I want to know is if I can use python as the base for developing
> the application layer as an rpc server  and use apache server to
> handle http remote procedure requests from the client?
> if yes then what basic configuration settings I will need?
> I believe I must first have apache recognise python interpreter and
> then do some settings in apache so that it knows that what is
> happening is not a web page request but an xml-rpc application created
> in python.
> can some one guide me?

I'm unclear why you want the apache in there in the first place. Why don't
you just create an e.g. twisted-based XMLRPC-server, and simply let that
run? What is the apache intended for?


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