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From jfc100 <jfc...@btinternet.com>
Subject Re: apache2+mod_jk + ssl: howto
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2005 10:28:20 GMT
faisal wrote:

>Apache web server's SSL certificate was already configured by our client so
>i did't ve to configure anything on apache. But we did configure SSL on
>tomcat.
>
>When redirecting, redirect through apache web server's port instead of
>tomcat's port, because now your requests are being processed by apache web
>server not tomcat. I also made this mistake of redirecting to tomcat's ports
>whenever switching between SSL to Non-SSL ports.
>
>We are using tomcat 5.5.9.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfc100 [mailto:jfc100@btinternet.com]
>Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 4:27 PM
>To: Tomcat Users List
>Subject: Re: apache2+mod_jk + ssl: howto
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>faisal wrote:
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>>i used mod_jk2 when i was integrating tomcat with apache2. i also tried my
>>hands on mod_jk and i find mod_jk2 a bit simpler of the two.
>>
>>    
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>I have been using mod_jk2 to forward requests on the httpd2 web server
>to tomcat4 successfully - but this was before I tried to implement SSL.
>Now that I am looking at how to configure things, I read that jk2 is no
>longer supported and that all the new features unique to jk2 have been
>included in jk. Seeing as you have it working,  lets assume for the rest
>of this thread that I still want to get it working with jk2.
>
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>>regarding SSL, ur gonna ve to enable SSL on both server.
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>Does that mean generating the key stuff on both machines?
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>>apache2 on fedora
>>core 3 comes SSL ebabled so i did't ve to do anything there.
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>I thought my httpd was SSL-enabled too but I couldn't find any ssl.conf
>on my htttp machine. I found a mod_ssl.so file but no config. I didn't
>know what to do about it.
>
>  
>
>>my java web
>>application used SSL for user logins so i had to configure my tomcat to
>>enable SSL (java jeystore and tomcat server.xml and stuff.)
>>
>>    
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>This I did too and could access the tomcat install and successfully use
>SSL in my app but I was still (and still am) stuck with setting up an
>ssl-enabled httpd server and configuring it to act as a front to my
>tomcat servlet engine.
>
>  
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>>be carefull when redirecting user requests to HTTP to SSL or SSL to HTTP
>>port on ur tomcat. use Apache web server ports instead of tomcat's
>>port(which are 80 for http and 443 for https.)
>>
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>why?
>
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>>how ur gonna integrate Apache web server - tomcat??
>>u dont. AJPConnetor13 does it for u.
>>
>>u only ve to configure ur apache server to use mod_jk2 for ur web app
>>requests. tomcat handles everything out of box(atleast newer one which we
>>uses.)
>>
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>which version of tomcat are you using?
>
>Thanks!
>jfc
>
>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: jfc100 [mailto:jfc100@btinternet.com]
>>Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 1:54 PM
>>To: tomcat-user
>>Subject: apache2+mod_jk + ssl: howto
>>
>>
>>Hi,
>>
>>My environment: linux 2.4.22, httpd2 running on its own machine with an
>>appropriate mod_jk module, tomcat4.1.24+jboss3 running on a seperate
>>machine.
>>
>>I have searched this list for an answer to my question but so far have
>>come up empty handed. My question is simply, 'If I want to front an
>>instance of tomcat with an instance of apache httpd and to enable my
>>java webapps to use ssl, do I need to configure httpd for ssl or do I
>>need to configure tomcat for ssl?'.
>>
>>Any help will be much appreciated.
>>
>>jfc
>>
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ok, let me just get a few things straight.

1. What version of Apache httpd are you using?
2. What version of mod_jk are you using?
3. When you say 'redirect' do you mean the directives in the workers 
properties file?

Thanks
jfc


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