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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Connector set up
Date Sun, 23 Aug 2009 11:23:49 GMT
Gerardo Corro wrote:
> Hi,
> I have 6 different web-apps (let's call their contexts /wa1, /wa2  ... /wa6) running
in port 8080.
> I have another web-app named /proxy running on port 80. As the name suggests this web-app
does proxy functions for the other 6 web-apps. This proxy basically is meant to go to any
of the web-apps and follow any number of redirects until a final page is reached, so external
clients always get the needed resource in one shot.
> For instance, a client requests: http://hostname:80/wa1/resourcex, then the request should
actually go to http://hostname:80/proxy, after that the proxy makes all calls following redirects
to http://hostname:8080/wa/resourcex (where the actual web-app context runs) and returns the
final result to the client.
That seems (to me) a quite complicated setup for something that looks 
essentially like URL rewriting.
Have you looked at the urlrewrite filter ?

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