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From Milt Epstein <>
Subject Re: Apache+Tomcat Configuration problems
Date Thu, 24 Oct 2002 22:24:11 GMT
On Thu, 24 Oct 2002, J.F. Noonan wrote:

> OK, I'm about ready to scream.  Although I'm certain that I've
> missed something appallingly simple, I have no idea what that
> something is.
> I have installed Tomcat tomcat4-4.1.12-full.2jpp.noarch.rpm on a
> RH7.3 system.  I have compiled and installed Apache 1.3.27 with
> mod_ssl, EAPI, and mod_so.  I have read through:
> <>
> more times than I care to count.  I have in httpd.conf:
> <IfDefine HAVE_JK2>
> LoadModule jk2_module modules/
> AddModule  mod_jk2.c
> </IfDefine>
> JkWorkersFile /etc/httpd/conf/
> JkMount  /*.jsp ajp13
> JkMount /servlet/* ajp13

Your problem is that these latter three directives are *mod_jk*
directives, not *mod_jk2* directives.  Check the documentation or the
list archives for info on setting mod_jk2 up (or switch to mod_jk).

> ----------------------------------------
> but apachectl configtest gives:
> "Syntax error on line 996 of /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf:
> Invalid command 'JkWorkersFile', perhaps mis-spelled or defined by
> a module not included in the server configuration"
> Any 'JkXyz' I put in the file does that, and so the server fails
> to start.
> The Tomcat server works fine standalone i.e.
> http://blah.blah:8080/ brings up the expected servlet-ed content.
> I have googled and read through archives, but I'm simply not
> getting something right here.
> I would be most grateful for any light anyone can shine on this
> situation.

Milt Epstein
Research Programmer
Integration and Software Engineering (ISE)
Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

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