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From Joshua Slive <jsl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Handling Custom Protocol
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 20:00:43 GMT
On 6/8/05, dhay@lexmark.com <dhay@lexmark.com> wrote:
> We'd like to implement something that knows how to handle a custom
> communication protocol, and allows us to pass requests down to Tomcats (or
> a JKHandler implementation).
> 
> Currently we have a class on the Apache machine which listens on a port,
> opens a socket for the device, wraps each request as an http request, and
> sends it to Apache for load balancing between the Tomcat servers.  Is there
> a way to integrate this directly into Apache and increase performance etc.?

Apache 2 has some multi-protocol support.  Modules exist for pop3,
ftp, and echo.  You may want to look at those and see if they give you
ideas.

Again, this is a request that may get better answers on the module
developers list:
http://modules.apache.org/subscribe

Joshua.

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