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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_proxy and mod_rewrite issue
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 06:05:33 GMT
inas inassen wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
>  
> 
> I have a web application running on tomcat with a context myapp
> 
> I access this webapp via apache using a proxypass and proxy balancer ==> http://myserver.com/myapp
> 
>  
> 
> Now, I want to use the url http://myserver.com and apache will forward my request to
tomcat by adding the URI /myapp to this URL.
> 
> mod_rewrite does that, but my question is that how can I avoid displaying the context
path in the browser adress bar?
> 
>  
> 
> so I want to write http://myserver.com/abd and to be redirected to http://myserver.com/myapp/abd
without displaying the URL http://myserver.com/myapp/abd in the adress bar.
> 
>  
> 
I believe you are missing an element above : both Apache and Tomcat 
cannot be listening on the same port 80 on the same server.  So you must 
be proxying "http://myserver.com/abd" to 
"http://myserver.com:8080/myapp/abd", no ?

Anyway, do you have other applications than "/myapp" on your Tomcat server ?
If not, then you could make /myapp be the ROOT application under Tomcat.
See here for info of how to do that :
http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/HowTo
#38

If you do that, then you could access your (formerly) /myapp application 
  directly on Tomcat by "http://myserver.com:8080".
And by consequence, you could also from Apache proxy directly there.

Another thing : have you looked at the AJP connectors (mod_proy_ajp and 
mod_jk) ?

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