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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: Load Balancing web applications with mod_proxy...
Date Sun, 07 Dec 2003 15:45:01 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> On 6 Dec 2003, at 01:22, Alain Javier Guarnieri del Gesu wrote:
> 
>> * Tony Collen <colle006@umn.edu> [2003-12-04 15:56]:
>>
>>> Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 4 Dec 2003, at 00:57, Tony Collen wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> It's easy: for each vhost, create whatever subsitemaps you want in
>>>>> Cocoon, then in each vhost config in httpd.conf, do something like:
>>>>>
>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>> <VirtualHost 111.222.333.444>
>>>>>  ServerName    example.com
>>>>>  ServerAlias   www.example.com
>>>>>  ServerAdmin   root@example.com
>>>>>  DocumentRoot  /usr/local/vhosts/example.com
>>>>>
>>>>>  ProxyPass             /static/ !
>>>>>  ProxyPass             / http://localhost:8888/cocoon/example/
>>>>>  ProxyPassReverse      / http://localhost:8888/cocoon/example/
>>>>> </VirtualHost>
>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm using this on openWeather.com and it works perfectly.  My dream is
>>>>> to have all of my virtualhosts hosted this way, but that might never
>>>>> happen :^)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Are you sure that cookie-based sessions will actually work? :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> Hmm, not sure.  Perhaps I should have said, "it works for what I need"..
>>>
>>> Who needs cookies anyway?  :)
>>
>>
>> Cookies will work. So will SSL.
> 
> 
> No they won't when those are created by sessions. The servlet Container 
> will set a cookie for the "/cocoon/" path... Since the web application 
> is proxied to "/" instead of "/cocoon/" the browser WILL NOT pass back 
> the session ID to the server...

Pardon my ignorance, but doesn't that mean you can't use flow with such 
a system?

Geoff


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