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From "Tribley William-cwt010" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Apache and Tomcat 4.0.6
Date Fri, 19 May 2006 17:00:39 GMT
Hi Ricardo,
You are right. I was thinking that if you are used to the Apache 1.3 world and have to read
the new material on 2.2, Tomcat 5.5 and the way they connect, then install and test it, an
hour will go by.  

Frankly I was amazed at how easy it was. I am a big Apache 2.2/Tomcat 5.5 fan. In my opinion,
this is the first combo that you can install really easily and administer without being a

-----Original Message-----
From: Ricardo Stella [] 
Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 11:27 AM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Apache and Tomcat 4.0.6

Tribley William-cwt010 wrote:
>  It only took about an hour to connect Apache 2.2 to Tomcat 5.5 .
> Tomcat 5.5 also supports separate files to configure each webapp 
> instead of glomming it all in server.xml, a huge win for the 
> configuration management and risk management camps.
> Bill
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> **

One hour ???  How about 5 minutes.  If you compile and enable mod_proxy and mod_proxy_ajp,
you then simply add a one line to your config like below, and you have apache talking to tomcat

ProxyPass /servlets-examples ajp://

My .02...



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