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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: tomcat6 + proxy issues
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2008 08:50:07 GMT
Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> Mark Thomas:
>> Actually, mod_proxy_http is usually a better choice than mod_proxy_ajp
> Could you please explain a little further?
> Since at one site I'm using mod_proxy_ajp I'm interested in what the
> advantage of switching to mod_proxy_http might be.

Generally, and YMMV, mod_proxy_http is more stable. This is only a
generalisation though. I have used mod_proxy_ajp in the past without any

Other reasons include:
- you can use https for encryption
- it is easier (at least I find it easier) to read http in wireshark than ajp


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