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From Shanti Suresh <sha...@umich.edu>
Subject Re: mod_jk vs. mod_proxy
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:28:28 GMT
Hi Chris,

Appreciate your feedback.  That is helpful.

Thanks you!

                         -Shanti

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 3:33 PM, Christopher Schultz <
chris@christopherschultz.net> wrote:

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> Shanti,
>
> On 9/18/12 10:04 AM, Shanti Suresh wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I wanted your opinion on this topic.  I was heavily into using
> > "mod_jk" a few years back.  But I have since started using
> > mod_proxy for the following reasons: (1) mod_proxy is easier to
> > configure (2) I remember reading that "mod_jk" is deprecated (3)
> > Logging for mod_proxy appears inline with Apache traffic log
> > entries and is easier to debug.  I am able to get detailed logging
> > from mod_proxy by adjusting Apache's "LogLevel to debug". (4) Could
> > there be any other reasons that I might be missing?
> >
> > I do also like the separate logging that mod_jk gives though.  I
> > notice that mod_jk is still being used.  I just wanted to know your
> > opinion.
>
> I use mod_jk because it gives me greater freedom of configuration and
> tends to get updated more often. It is definitely "harder" to
> configure, though, since a separate configuration file is usually used.
>
> As I don't use SSL between httpd and Tomcat this isn't much of an
> issue for me, but connecting httpd->Tomcat via SSL is trivial with
> mod_proxy_http (and not with mod_jk) while forwarding SSL info from
> httpd -> Tomcat (while still using an unencrypted channel) is trivial
> in mod_jk but more difficult with mod_proxy_http.
>
> - -chris
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