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From "Mike Jackson" <mjack...@cdi-hq.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat as root and security issues
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2003 18:30:30 GMT
Run squid in as a web accelerator in front of tomcat.  Has the added
advatange that static content will be served with less load on tomcat.

--mikej
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mike jackson
mjackson@cdi-hq.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Turner, John [mailto:JTurner@AAS.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 10:27 AM
> To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> Subject: RE: Tomcat as root and security issues
>
>
>
> There are other alternatives, as well:
>
> - use a port forwarder to forward port 80 to port 8080 (or some
> other port)
> - use a tool like authbind and its kin
> - use chroot (there was a discussion about this on tomcat-dev but
> it didn't
> look easy)
> - probably more
>
> John
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jake Robb [mailto:jakerobb@mac.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 1:23 PM
> > To: Tomcat Users List
> > Subject: Re: Tomcat as root and security issues
> >
> >
> > Use Apache and a connector like mod_jk.  In this setup,
> > Tomcat typically
> > runs on port 8009, and Apache uses the connector to send
> > relevant requests
> > to Tomcat.
> >
> > -Jake
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "McBrayer, Roy" <Roy.McBrayer@mail.va.gov>
> > To: "'Tomcat Users List'" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 1:20 PM
> > Subject: Tomcat as root and security issues
> >
> >
> > > I received a response to a question on Tomcat security that
> > said if I
> > wanted
> > > to run Tomcat as standalone on port 80, I might have to
> > > run it as root and this was potentially unsafe. What
> > methods are available
> > > to avoid these  potentially unsafe issues?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Roy McBrayer
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Xiongfei Wang [mailto:wangxf@arches.uga.edu]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 12:10 PM
> > > To: Tomcat Users List
> > > Subject: Re: problem in apache-tomacat virtual hosting
> > >
> > >
> > > I guess I need separate server.xml for each virtual host.
> > Can anybody
> > > give some suggestions or point to some website i can set up
> > > multiple server.xml for each virtual host?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Xiongfei Wang wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have install apache-tomcat in my redhat7.3 server.
> > thanks for all
> > > > howtos (John's and others)
> > > >
> > > > I have a new problem. I have apache virtual host in my
> > server. Now.
> > > > if i do http://myvirtualhost1/examples, and
> > http://myvirtualhost/examples
> > > > the point to the servelet jsp example page. Is there a
> > way i can set up
> > > > apache-tomcat vitual host? In this i can keep some info
> > not shareed by
> > two
> > > > vitualhost?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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