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From Henri Gomez <hgo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Some JK2 ideas
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2004 16:14:15 GMT
Costin Manolache wrote:

> Jess Holle wrote:
> 
>> Andy Armstrong wrote:
>>
>>> Jess Holle > Getting the IIS connectors to work with IIS 6 appears to 
>>> be rocket
>>>
>>>> science though.  [Dang thing just shows a red down arrow on the 
>>>> filter whatever you do without giving any real error!]
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Heh. Having spent two days getting the filter to work on IIS I'm 
>>> thinking about starting to sell a consultancy service based on 
>>> getting JK2 working. I actually wrote, debugged, documented and 
>>> delivered a non trivial ISAPI filter for a different project in less 
>>> time than it took me to get JK2 working.
>>
>>
>>
>> This is the JK, nor JK2, based connector in my case, but:
>>
>>   1. There are documented missing configuration steps out on the web
>>      for IIS 6 that should be verified and placed in the Tomcat isapi
>>      documentation.
>>   2. Any hint as to what to do other than start over again and hope for
>>      better luck would be great appreciated.  [I used the
>>      'isapi_install.vbs' script in hopes of having fewer error-prone
>>      manual steps.  Was that a bad idea?]
>>
>> I'd have kept this off the 'dev' group, but item (1) is quite glaring 
>> at this point in that there are many reports that one cannot use the 
>> Tomcat connectors with IIS 6 without extra configuration steps beyond 
>> what the Tomcat docs provide.
> 
> 
> 
> Maybe the best response to this would be to update the docs and say
> "tomcat IIS 6 is not supported, plese contact microsoft and ask them to 
> do it". They have plenty of developers and money - they could send a 
> check to Andy and Henri, or do it themself :-)

No ask M$ to make a donation to ASF...

> It's better then having people struggle with mod_jk config and feeling 
> it's tomcat developer's job to support IIS.

You could also suggest IIS users to switch to Apache 2.0.50 for Windows :)


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