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From "Parsons Technical Services" <parsonstechni...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Re: Apache + Tomcat, Tomcat only handles JSP in localhost
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2006 03:20:31 GMT
Don't forget the alternate trick of port(s) redirection. For some it is 
simpler. I use jsvc on TAO Linux, a RedHat clone.

Doug

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Warren Pace" <wapace@bellsouth.net>
To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 9:50 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Apache + Tomcat, Tomcat only handles JSP in localhost


>
>>
>> From: Oded Arbel <oded@geek.co.il>
>> Date: 2006/01/10 Tue PM 12:46:14 EST
>> To: users@tomcat.apache.org
>> CC: Warren Pace <wapace@bellsouth.net>
>> Subject: Re: Apache + Tomcat, Tomcat only handles JSP in localhost
>>
>> On Tuesday, 10 ?January 2006 14:31, Warren Pace wrote:
>> > > The most important reason that I use an Apache frontend for tomcat,
>> > > which is probably not relevant to the original poster, is that
>> > > under Unix only root processes can open port 80 (the default HTTP
>> > > port), and so if tomcat is configured to serve pages on port 80, it
>> > > must run as root.
>>
>> > You can use jsvc to run tomcat as a non-priviledged user on port 80.
>>
>> That is very interesting - I was not aware of that capability of jsvc.
>> Currently neither of my production operating systems (Mandriva and
>> RedHat) offer this as a package, but I'll check it out.
>>
> I'm running it on OpenSuSE and have previously run it on Debian and Fedora 
> Core 4.  None of these distributions offer jsvc as a package either.  The 
> source code for jsvc is included with the tomcat binaries in the bin 
> directory.  You have to gunzip the file jsvc.tar.gz which will create the 
> subdirectries containing the source you'll need to compile.  You'll then 
> need to compile jsvc and write your own init.d script.  You'll also need 
> to edit server.xml and change the connector port from 8080 to 80.  I'll 
> send you a copy of my init script you can used as a template if you'd like 
> but basically it's just /etc/skeleton altered to launc jsvc.
>
>> -- 
>> Oded
>>
>> ::..
>> For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
>>
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