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From "Tauzell, Dave" <Dave.Tauz...@surescripts.com>
Subject RE: Access application without giving port number and context root
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:32:51 GMT
That's pretty neat.  Good to know about.

-Dave

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-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Schultz [mailto:chris@christopherschultz.net]
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2015 3:15 PM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: Access application without giving port number and context root

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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