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From "Ruth, Brice" <>
Subject Re: ajp over ssl
Date Thu, 05 Aug 2004 14:13:51 GMT
Pete Stokes wrote:

> Problem with IPSEC / ssh tunnels between two machines is that if 
> someone compromises one machine, then you've made their life 500% 
> easier getting to the next one. Good stuff to connect your home LAN to 
> office LAN, but I wouldn't......
> I had trouble with the same thing, and the easy solution I found was 
> to ReverseProxy apache to Tomcat and in the proxy directive to simply 
> say pass it on to https://, and configure Tomcat with it's keystore 
> and hey presto. Deviation from connector scene I know, but it works 
> perfectly.
> Pete. 

So, Apache's reverseproxy can connect back to HTTPS systems? Impressive! 
That seems like a good solution.

Brice Ruth, Sr. IT Analyst
Fiskars Brands Inc

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