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From Mark Lowe <mark.l...@talk21.com>
Subject Re: connectors documents
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2003 17:17:31 GMT
Your unrockable certainty that you have it is a help is nothing else..

I'll let you know when its working.

Cheers Mark

On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at 06:06 PM, David Rees wrote:

> On Wed, October 1, 2003 at 2:13 am, Mark Lowe sent the following
>> Yeah i know,
>> I did.. and now i'm trying a cheeky question to the dev list..
>>
>> They seem to be more interested in other stuff on the user list..
>>
>> Given that both tomcat and apache are so great i'm surprised that they
>> continue to be plagued by this connector business. How many years now?
>> , I'm not sure, but if there was reason not to use these technologies
>> then connectors would be it..
>
> Well, it's certainly confusing for some people, so if you find a way to
> make it less confusing, please submit some patches to the developers!
>
>> I thought a mail to the folks who are involved with this stuff could 
>> be
>> the way forward. Its great to see an example on jk2 and vhosts , it
>> would be even better if it worked.
>
> There are questions about Tomcat connectors posted to the -user list 
> all
> the time, your question fits right in.
>
>> So to repeat my question on both lists..
>
> (I am only responding to tomcat-user)
>
>> Is there any documentation, on jk, jk2 or mod_webapp that explains
>> configuring vhosts in a sensible manner that doesn't just go as far as
>> http://domain/webappname .. because frankly that bit is easy, and
>> suffers from chocolate fire-guard syndrome in terms of it utility.
>
> It is a piece of cake.  Using Apache1 or Apache2, mod_jk (I have not 
> tried
> mod_jk2 myself) and Tomcat 4.1.27) here are a couple sample configs 
> with 2
> vhosts using the root context.
>
> In Apache's httpd.conf, you need these settings for the virtual hosts:
>
> JkWorkersFile <pathto>/tomcat_workers.properties
> <VirtualHost *>
>   ServerName vhost1
>   JkMount /*.jsp tomcat1
> </VirtualHost
> <VirtualHost *>
>   ServerName vhost2
>   JkMount /*.jsp tomcat1
> </VirtualHost
>
> In your tomcat_workers.properties:
> worker.list=tomcat1
> worker.tomcat1.port=8007
> worker.tomcat1.host=localhost
> worker.tomcat1.type=ajp13
>
> In your Tomcat's server.xml:
>
> <Host name="vhost1">
>   <Context path="" docBase="/vhost1/doc-root"/>
> </Host>
> <Host name="vhost2">
>   <Context path="" docBase="/vhost2/doc-root"/>
> </Host>
>
> I've stripped out all the config settings not related to getting vhosts
> working in Apache/Tomcat above, but you should get the idea.
>
> -Dave
>
>
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