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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Access application without giving port number and context root
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:15:27 GMT
Dave,

On 11/16/15 10:26 AM, Tauzell, Dave wrote:
> Yes, you can use IIS as a reverse proxy.   I haven't done it, but
> looked into this in the past and found a few solutions.  You can
> google "IIS Reverse Proxy".   Some things to consider with a reverse
> proxy:
> 
> 1. Your application cannot be sending back links with the
> hostname/port in it.
>
> 2. If your application does HTTP redirects, then you need to setup
> the reverse proxy to re-write those (not an issue, but something you
> need to configure).

You don't have to worry about either of these issues if your application
uses the servlet API correctly and Tomcat has been configured with the
RemoteIPValve, which understands reverse proxies.

-chris


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