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From "Hubert de Heer" <>
Subject RE: mod_jk
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2009 14:23:42 GMT
Well... as far as I know there is an option to check if a backend is
available (up to a certain level).

Look in the documentation for ping_mode (mod_jk 1.2.27) 

-----Original Message-----
Sent: 06 February 2009 14:19
Subject: RE: mod_jk

> 1) As far as I know, no, mod_jk does not read
> dynamically.
> 2) Yes and no, it will not send a request unless communication has
> established with the worker, it may happen that the worker fails, or
> someone shut it down. Depending on how you configure the workers and
> the
> number of workers, it can retry the request and/or try a different
> worker. Mod_jk will mark the worker on error when it does not respond,
> and it will try again after a configurable time -but it tries again
> with
> an actual request-.

It would be really nice if you could test availability of a node with a
configurable request instead of a live production request... (hint,


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