To access the tomcat home page or any web application, I am currently using http://<ipaddress>:8080 or http://<ipaddress>:8080/<project context>.
I would like to know if there is a way to replace the "<ipaddress>:8080" with a more proper host name such as "abc.myname.xyz". I was told I could use the Apache server along with Tomcat to achieve this. But I am not sure how to implement it. If you could please help me in figuring this out, it would be awesome!! Thank you.
Hi Paul, I am sorry I had the wrong information regarding Apache. For my requirements I don't actually need to use Apache at all. I just wanted a more intuitive name in order to access tomcat, for that purpose I would need to create a new host name in the DNS and change 8080 to 80 and I am done. However thanks for replying to my post.