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Tomcat7- How to configure one VHost-> port 8443(SSL) and another VHost--> port 8080(non SSL)

Arvind Ik Chari
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Joined: Feb 16, 2013
Posts: 4
Hi

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

message /manager/html

description The requested resource (/manager/html) is not available.

Apache Tomcat/7.0.26
Tim Holloway
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"Ana Tech",

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Arvind Ik Chari
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Joined: Feb 16, 2013
Posts: 4
Hi Tim,

I was not aware of that- I have filled in the name change request form.

Sincerely,
Arvind.
Tim Holloway
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Thank you.

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.
Primo Esteria
Greenhorn

Joined: Aug 31, 2011
Posts: 3
Try this link. I think it explains exactly how to accomplish this, either using a Tomcat port or without through mod_jk and Apache2 vhost.

http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/howto_blogs/1464-2_ways_to_setup_ssl_on_tomcat_7


http://kahimyang.info
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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