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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: How to see/use the response when the apache server is down.
Date Fri, 10 Jul 2009 16:46:42 GMT
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Chintan Kachhi<> wrote:
> Thanks for the response... I looked through my httpd.conf file and found
> that the WebSpherePluginConfig was pointing to the wrong plugin directory (
> the person who had originally installed WAS had forgotten to update the file
> to point it to the right directory). I regenerated and propagated the
> plugin, and now it shows the correct error page, when the app server is
> down. Now I get back to my main problem which I originally had... So now, my
> IBM HTTP Server is running, my WebSphere application server is running, but
> I take down one of the services in the app server. When I try to hit the
> service from the url, it does not return my custom error message... instead
> returns something like:
> SRVE0255E: A WebGroup/Virtual Host to handle /service1 has not been defined.
> SRVE0255E: A WebGroup/Virtual Host to handle localhost:80 has not been
> defined.
> IBM WebSphere Application Server
> ( where service1 is the service that I take down.)
> I looked at the http status codes returned through the live http headers and
> it seems like it returns 404 Not Found...
> But then I am not sure why it is not redirecting it to my custom error page,
> because I already have an errordocument directive for 404 error in my
> httpd.conf file.

You can't override the error response when it's generated by the
application server (as opposed to generated by the websphere plugin)

Eric Covener

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