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From Jeff <>
Subject Re: How to redirect a web page from Tomcat to your browser?
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2008 15:51:00 GMT
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:46 AM, DeanM <> wrote:
> You need to write (or find) a proxy/reverse-proxy servlet.
> Alternatively, you could use Apache httpd that purpose. More moving
> parts, but possibly less work. :-)
> So you mean set up Apache and have Tomcat "plug in" to it? In other words,
> make Apache the front end my browser talks to, instead of using Tomcat on
> its own.

Not exactly. The Apache proxy would be independent of Tomcat. Your
link in the servlet would simply link to the local, proxied address
served by Apache.

See ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse in the Apache docs.


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