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From "Ruth, Brice" <br...@fiskars.com>
Subject Re: Host Aliases, Wildcards
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2004 15:18:25 GMT
OK, I understand where you are coming from. I believe your assessment is 
correct. That would be nice!

J. Lindberg wrote:

> Yes it's configured to forward requests to tomcat, [uri:*.jsp]. The  
> thing is, I have several virtual hosts on the server and I would like  
> to keep them separate. I have had some issues using just one host on  
> tomcat, namely; if you have two domain names and they both have a JSP  
> page called page.jsp, then whichever domain who compiles this page  
> first will have the other domain use the same compiled servlet!
>
> I have used the host alias directive as found in the tomcat  
> administration interface, it works superb on FQDN's, I just wish it  
> would work as good using wildcards!
>
> Tomcat docs on host aliases say nothing about wildcards, so I'm  
> assuming it's not implemented. Would be nice to see a change in this  
> policy. :)
>
> On 2004-08-02, at 18.28, Ruth, Brice wrote:
>
>> Well, you should be able to use the mod_jk (or mod_jk2) module to 
>> hand  off request to any JSPs to Tomcat ... and Tomcat can just be  
>> configured under a single host, so what the incoming hostname 
>> request  looks like won't matter to it ... only the context its 
>> requesting.
>>
>> Have you configured Apache to talk with Tomcat via JK?
>>
>> J. Lindberg wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for your reply. Yes, there is no problem with Apache web  
>>> server, using ServerAlias which supports wildcards. It all works 
>>> fine  until it encounters a .jsp file, then it's a no-go.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2004-08-02, at 18.18, Ruth, Brice wrote:
>>>
>>>> Not sure about Tomcat, but Apache should be able to handle this 
>>>> with  a few well-written mod_rewrite entries.
>>>>
>>>> J. Lindberg wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hey all.
>>>>> I've searched the internet about this, but have come up empty  
>>>>> handed, so I'll ask you guys;
>>>>>
>>>>> Is it at all possible to use wildcards in host aliases? I have a  
>>>>> host, say example.com. I would like all requests to  
>>>>> anything.example.com to alias to example.com. I've already set up  
>>>>> the DNS server to resolve hosts accordingly.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers.
>>>>> /J. L.
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Brice Ruth, Sr. IT Analyst
>>>> Fiskars Brands Inc
>>>> http://www.fiskarsbrands.com/
>>>>
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>> Brice Ruth, Sr. IT Analyst
>> Fiskars Brands Inc
>> http://www.fiskarsbrands.com/
>>
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Brice Ruth, Sr. IT Analyst
Fiskars Brands Inc
http://www.fiskarsbrands.com/


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