I have installed Tomcat 7 and java 1.6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VPS.
I am trying to set up a tomcat 7 server in this way-
domain1.com--> is a vhost with its own deployment directory.
domain2.com--> is a vhost with its own deployment directory.
Now, I have created and installed an SSL Certificate corresponding to domain1.com. I have also installed APR connector for Tomcat and added the config entry for SSL @ port 8443 --> tomcat's server.xml.
I have also left the connector for port 8080 as it is(unchanged).
Now, when I try to access http://<IP_ADDRESS>:8080/manager/html/ it works. And the host manager app also works at the IP address and port=8080. Now I have added 2 VHOSTS--> domain1.com and domain2.com. This also happens successfully.
However the following :
gives a error --
"Webpage is not available-- Error 102 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED): The server refused the connection."
While gives error-
HTTP Status 404 - /manager/html
type Status report
description The requested resource (/manager/html) is not available.
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Tomcat's architecture is such that ports are assigned at a very high level in the server. So you really cannot assign a specific port to a specific app or virtual host.
There's a recent thread in this forum where someone did want, in fact to reserve a special port number to an administrative app and we discussed this sort of thing in detail. You might want to search for that thread and read it.
You can use a front-end routing/proxy program such as Apache HTTPD to route traffic to a selected virtual host/application based on its URL format (including whether it's http or https), but Tomcat can't be set up to listen selectively.