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From Markus Colombo <>
Subject Re: Tomcat + Apache Across Multiple Machines
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2000 06:29:07 GMT

You need to direct all servlet requests to your tomcat box with something like:

#the following line is used, when tomcat runs on another machine...
ApJServMount /servlet ajpv12://tomcat_Box/root


Markus Colombo

Craig Anderson wrote:

> Hello -
>         I currently have two machines set up to do all of my java/internet
> work. The first is running Solaris 6 and apache 1.3.12 with mod_jserv and is
> set up to handle about 30 virtual hosts. The second is running Solaris 7,
> tomcat 3.1, and postgres 7.0.2. I want the second box to handle all servlet
> and jsp files for the first. I have an nfs link set up between the two and I
> can put all of the jsp's and servlets onto the box running tomcat and put
> them where they need to be. However, here is how I would like it all to
> work, and I used to be able to do this with gnujsp:
>         All php, html, perl and other files will get served off of the
> apache box. Then I would like to set up apache to send all jsp requests to
> the tomcat server so this would happen:
> is located on the apache box and
> gets served by apache.
> is located on the tomcat box and
> when the apache box gets a request for this file it hands the request off to
> the tomcat box in typical mod_jserv fashion.
>         I set up a context like this:
>         <Context path="/" docBase="vhosts/devel/docroot" debug="0"
> reloadable="true" ></Context>
>         So, under this scenario, index.jsp would be located on the tomcat
> box under vhosts/devel/docroot/index.jsp. The problem is, I cannot figure
> out how to set up the vhost entry on apache to just hand off all jsp files
> to the tomcat box. Anyone do anything like this? Any tips? The documentation
> seems to still be a bit scarce.
> Craig Anderson
> Director of Internet Services
> Netstat Resources, LLC.

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