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Jakarta Tomcat or Apache ? Help me please

koray guclu
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Joined: Feb 23, 2001
Posts: 59
hi
Can you help me to setup JSPs.
How do you make JSPs work ? can not you use just
Apache web server? Do have to install tomcat?
If I install 2 servers some clients can not be access who are behind firewalls.
Can you help me please.
Thanx
Koray Guclu

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Frank Carver
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Apache is a generic Web server, it know nothing about Java, servlets, JSP or any of the other server coding languages (PHP, ASP, Coldfusion etc.). To enable an Apache server to serve any of these languages, you need to extend the Apache server with a plugin appropriate to the language.
Tomcat can be used as one such plugin, as can Resin, JRun and many others. These plug-in "servlet containers" can also usually be drun on their own, so if your site is all Java (servlets/JSP) or static files, then you can forget about Apache and just use Tomcat or Resin (say) as the only web server.


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