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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] how to configure ProxyPass for tomcat for app which generates url at root /
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:57:28 GMT
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:39 AM, James Godrej <> wrote:

> Let me know if some one has some suggestion for this part.

Firstly: Have you correctly configured mod_jk? Do you have a mod_jk
log file? What is in it? What is in your error log?

Secondlyl: If in ProxyPass the LHS ends in a / the RHS must end in a
slash too. But better not use slash at all:
ProxyPass /sakai ajp://

And have a look at what links your application generates. ProxyPass
and ProxyPassReverse do not change anything in the content of the html
returned by the app. You can use mod_proxyhtml to mangle the html for
you, but a better solution is to make your application aware of the
fact that it is behind a proxy.
Look at the documentation of the application and see if there is a
configuration setting to define the base URL, and set that to


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