Missing R flag to mod_proxy_balancer in the RHEL 7 Apache httpd

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Apache httpd does not start with "BalancerMember Unknown status parameter option" when using +R flag according to mod_proxy documentation.

<Proxy balancer://example>
      BalancerMember status=+R


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x
  • Apache httpd 2.4.6

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