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From Matthew Kerle <matthew.ke...@sra.com.au>
Subject Re: Removing the port identifier
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 04:23:04 GMT
oops, sorry I meant mod_proxy, not mod_rewrite...
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Matthew Kerle wrote:
>
> the only way to get rid of the port number is to have something 
> listening on :443 (that's the way browsers are, sorry), and then hand 
> requests over to tomcat, so to get what you want something will have 
> to bind to :443 at some point, requiring root privs. What you want is 
> something that will bind to the port as a privileged user and 
> subsequently drop priv's to a limited user. the Apache web server is 
> excellent for this kind of thing.
>
> The easiest way to do this would be with apache sitting in front of 
> tomcat with either mod_jk2 or forwarding requests with mod_rewrite. It 
> doesn't really matter where the port forwarder sits, but usually you 
> want to align with existing IT infrastructure and use an existing 
> internal/internet web server to redirect requests to your app. If your 
> company already has apache then this is a cinch, otherwise you'll have 
> to figure out how to reverse-proxy with the web server du jour...
>
> Is this close to what you're after?
>


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