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Pricy 02-03-2012 03:25 PM

Binding Apache and Tomcat to use port 443
Hi there,

How do I configure my server to allow both Apache and Tomcat to bind to port 443. I have two network insterfaces with different Ip and domain names. I am running Red Hat 5.4 on a sun X2270 server.


acid_kewpie 02-03-2012 04:13 PM

I'd really suggest you don't. Only put Apache on 443, and use mod_jk or mod_proxy to pass requests on to Tomcat. Don't expose more to the internet than you need to.

Pricy 02-06-2012 03:02 PM

Ok. Thanks!

Pricy 05-09-2012 04:26 PM

How do you configure mod_jk or mod_proxy?

ratotopi 05-09-2012 07:22 PM

First you need to install module in apache with mod_jk or mod_proxy. Here is the link for both modules mod_jk and mod_proxy

acid_kewpie 05-10-2012 03:12 AM

I never bother with mod_jk personally. it's more integrated to Tomcat and other web containers, but I prefer living in a standard HTTP world, and then mod_proxy is just a single line usually...

ProxyPass /<application> http://localhost:8080

although there are subtleties like the ProxyPreserveHost option which is often critical.

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