URL is changing after rewrite with proxy flag

I am running a JIRA server behind a apache web server and using rewrite with proxy flag to serve it.

I have below entry in httpd.conf

#Rewrite rule for JIRA
RewriteCond     %{HTTP_HOST}    ^jira.example.com    [NC]
RewriteRule     ^/(.*)$ http://54.55.56.57:8080/$1    [P]

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But when I access jira.example.com then the URL in my browser changes from jira.example.com to http://54.55.56.57:8080. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I do not want URL to be changed
beer9Asked:
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Steve BinkCommented:
Do you have mod_proxy enabled?
beer9Author Commented:
Yes, I think issue could be related to ProxyPassReverse directives
Steve BinkCommented:
That could be.  If your Jira server sends a redirect or Location header, you need ProxyPassReverse to mangle it before passing it on to the client.

Also, be aware that links inside your HTML will not be modified.  If they also point to the Jira server, take a look at mod_proxy_html.

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