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Mod_JK Apache - site redirection

Posted on 2011-10-13
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Tomcat running on 8080 -- default install
Apache using vhost mydomain.com
Mod_jk working fine

Instead of working like this:  http://mydomain.com/search  -->mod_jk loads tomcat default page (equiv to http://mydomain.com:8080
I'd like it to go to: http://mydomain.com  --> modjk loads equiv to http://mydomain.com:8080/search

So essentially I'd like to remove the subfolder off the url and go straight to the app.

Make sense?

I'm sure I just have to add something to my server.xml file but not sure where to start as I have not done a whole lot in tomcat before.

Question by:Tigger996
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Accepted Solution

fcontrepois earned 2000 total points
ID: 36970996

Set  the path "" in a Context element within <Host> in server.xml on Tomcat.
<Context docBase="/var/lib/tomcat6/webapps/search/" path="" reloadable="true>

Author Comment

ID: 36988535
Ok, that works great.  But what will happen when I add other domains to that machine (through apache)
so I'd like what we have above...

Then I'll have another app that sits in /mynewapp
And I'll want that pointed to  mynewapp.mydomain.com


Author Comment

ID: 36989358
I figured it out.  Thanks for your help!

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