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From Dave Colasurdo <>
Subject Re: how can I change the network listener for a web module?
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 21:06:00 GMT

FYI, There is a related item on the *future* Roadmap page (i.e. Multiple 
Server Instance Support) that would address your requirement without 
requiring a re-installation.  Search for "Multiple server" on the 
following page:


Aaron Mulder wrote:
> As far as I can tell, you're asking if it's possible to have Geronimo
> listen on ports 1 and 2 and have web app A bound only to port 1 and
> web app B bound only to port 2.  I don't know of a reasonable way to
> do this.  You could in theory deploy two different Tomcat (or Jetty)
> web containers, each with a different set of listeners.  But the
> deployer does not currently let you specify which web container to
> deploy to as part of your deployment operation (you could have 1
> Tomcat and 1 Jetty and distinguish, but not 2 or 3 Tomcats or 2 or 3
> Jettys).
> If you're willing to get sneaky, you can create two web containers of
> the same type with two different sets of network connectors.  Then
> deploy your first application and note which web containers it gets
> deployed to.  Then switch the default web container that the deployer
> uses to point to the other one.  Then deploy the second application,
> and you should end up with one application deployed to each of the two
> web containers, and therefore each one listening on different ports. 
> But that's more of a hack than a solution, really.  :)
> To change the default container that the deployer deploys to, you can
> add a GBean definition to the following configuration like this in
> var/config/config.xml:
> <configuration name="geronimo/jetty-deployer/1.0/car">
>   <gbean name="JettyWebBuilder">
>     <attribute name="jettyContainerObjectName>(ObjectName of container
> here)</attribute>
>   </gbean>
> </configuration>
> (or for Tomcat, use the names geronimo/tomcat-deployer/1.0/car and
> TomcatWebBuilder and tomcatContainerObjectName)
> Thanks,
>     Aaron
> On 2/10/06, <> wrote:
>> I am trying to run the different web applications from different ports
>> beside the default port of 8080.  I do not even know how the default gets
>> into the my initial web application deployment because I did not specify
>> the name like "TomcatWebConnector" any part of web.xml and
>> geronimo-web.xml.
>> Can I have a sample geronimo-web.xml that deploys a web application other
>> than the port 8080?
>> Thanks so much in advance.
>> Young Kim

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