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Subject Re: Apache and Front Servlets
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2000 11:42:13 GMT
See below:

> Hi,
> I'm migrating a web application from a tomcat set-up to a apache-tomcat 
> set-up (for the first time!).
> The new apache set-up works fine for the standard "examples" web 
> application. 
> I have, however, a problem with my own web application that I figure is 
> because I use a front servlet. So assume my web application is called 
> "myapp", and the front servlet is bound to "fs". In web.xml we have:
>     <servlet>
>         <servlet-name>front</servlet-name>
>         <servlet-class>com.blablabla.FrontServlet</servlet-class>
>     </servlet>
>     <servlet-mapping>
>         <servlet-name>front</servlet-name>
>         <url-pattern>/fs/*</url-pattern>
>     </servlet-mapping>
> One of many tasks for the front servlet is to forward control to a jsp 
> page of the request url placed in a certain folder ("certainFolder"):
>      "myhost/myapp/fs/page.jsp" -> front servlet -> 
> "myhost/myapp/certainFolder/page.jsp"
> This works perfectly for a stand-alone tomcat-setup. But in the 
> apache-tomcat setup I get an error message:
> "Not Found. The requested URL /myapp/fs/page.jsp was not found on this 
> server."
> Now, if I make a dummy folder called "fs" in "myapp" with a dummy file 
> called "page.jsp" then I get no error and the proper page is shown via 
> the front servlet (that is, not the dummy one). This leads me to believe 
> that my tomcat.config included by apache is wrong. If anybody can spot 
> what I'm missing in the mapping below, you will make me a happy man 
> again:
> Alias /myapp /opt/tomcat/webapps/myapp
> <Directory "/opt/tomcat/webapps/myapp">
>     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
> </Directory>
add one line will be ok:
ApJServMount /myapp /root
> ApJServMount /myapp/servlet /myapp
> <Location /myapp/WEB-INF/ >
>     AllowOverride None
>     deny from all
> </Location>
> Thanks in advance,
> Peder
> Btw: I use Tomcat 3.1 final. 

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