Require a rewrite rule for connecting to tomcat server on the same host

Hello,

I have a apache web server and apache tomcat running on the same server
Apache Web Server listen on 80  and Apache tomcat listen on 8443 and 8080

My Apache tomcat server has a war file app.war so http://localhost:8443/app works fine

Now I would like to have a rewrite rule which can do following

rewrite to http://myserver.com request to https://myserver.com:8443/apps
Please note I do not want to show port 8443 in the URL
beer9Asked:
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Mark BullockQA EngineerCommented:
If you want Tomcat to serve all requests for the domain, you can follow these instructions for Apache 1.3 and 2.0.
https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-4.1-doc/proxy-howto.html

If you want Tomcat to serve only some requests for the domain, say only .jsp requests you can use mod_jk.
http://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/webserver_howto/apache.html
gheistCommented:
With modern tomcat mod_proxy_ajp is included.
You do not need to REWRITE, you need to turn apache into reverse proxy. (see ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse in your documentation)

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