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From "John B. Moore" <...@microps.com>
Subject Re: Virtual Hosting Revisited - Apache serving static pages..???
Date Thu, 15 Apr 2004 02:56:38 GMT
Thank you for your reply..,

    I just found some other notes on using "Alias" for this task..  I'll 
followup on this suggestion..Thanks

    John..

Robert Hall wrote:

> We use apache to serve up static content by including the following in 
> httpd.conf via an "Include directive":
>
> <IfModule mod_alias.c>
>    #
>    # Note that if you include a trailing / on fakename then the server 
> will
>    # require it to be present in the URL.  So "/icons" isn't aliased 
> in this
>    # example, only "/icons/".  If the fakename is slash-terminated, 
> then the
>    # realname must also be slash terminated, and if the fakename omits 
> the
>    # trailing slash, the realname must also omit it.
>    #
>    Alias /app-name/ "/usr/local/htdocs/app-name/"
>
>    <Directory "/usr/local/htdocs/app-name">
>        Options Indexes MultiViews
>        AllowOverride None
>        Order allow,deny
>        Allow from all
>    </Directory>
> </IfModule>
>
> And workers2.properties (similar to mod_jk.conf ?) contains URI 
> entries so tell
> apache what to request from Tomcat, the static content is served up by 
> apache
> via the Alias above.
>
> HTH,
> Robert
>
> John B. Moore wrote:
>
>> Posted this previously and still need some pointers...
>>
>> Maybe this is not possible, but it seems to be "suggested" in a lot 
>> of the documentation I have read. Unfortunately those docs "assume" 
>> something that I am not privy to..  (a brain.. yeah well...<G>) and 
>> do not outline specific configurations for this setup. I read a lot 
>> of "and you can have Apache serve the static pages"..etc.. but I have 
>> yet to find and example of how this would be configured.
>>   I would prefer setting this up via the server.xml and the web.xml 
>> files and have those autoconfigure to the /auto/mod_jk.conf file, but 
>> for now I need some specifics on how to tell Apache to serve the 
>> static pages. (I have no problems with serving the jsp and servlets..)
>>
>>  Thanks...
>>
>
>
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