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From Oliver Hookins <>
Subject Re: Unix socket communications on Tomcat 5.5
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2005 03:45:18 GMT
Bill Barker wrote:
> "Oliver Hookins" <> wrote in message 
>>Richard Mixon wrote:
>>>Unless you have a special reason to use mod_jk2, you should probably be
>>>using mod_jk instead. See:
>>>The mod_jk documentation for 5.5. is here::
>>>Now, if you really need to stay with mod_jk2, hopefully someone else can
>>I had no idea mod_jk was now the current tomcat connector module, so I'll 
>>use that if it is more appropriate. If you can give me a quick idea of how 
>>to set that up with unix sockets that would be great.
> Currently mod_jk doesn't support unix sockets (ditto for mod_proxy_ajp :). 
> To use unix sockets currently, you must use (the currently unsupported) 
> mod_jk2.
> However, there is some intial support for them in the new APR Connector. 
> It's not complete (and so not usable :),  but it's possible that some future 
> version of mod_jk/Tomcat will support this.

At the moment it is looking too hard to get working so I think I'm going 
to leave it. Thanks for the help though.

>>>HTH - Richard
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Oliver Hookins [] Sent: 
>>>Thursday, November 03, 2005 8:12 PM
>>>Subject: Unix socket communications on Tomcat 5.5
>>>I've been trying to find some decent documentation on setting up Tomcat 
>>>communicate with mod_jk2 and Apache over unix sockets. So far what I've
>>>found suggests I only need to alter with details of the
>>>socket, and with the same details. I've done this and
>>>restarted Tomcat and it still appears to be creating the TCP/IP socket on
>>>port 8009, but not creating any unix socket file.
>>>Has anyone got a working Tomcat 5.5 mod_jk2 configuration using Unix 
>>>I'd love to know what you did to set it up.

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