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tomcat-apache context problem?

 
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Hi EveryBody:
I installed tomcat on my server and the examples are working fine under http://mydomain.com/examples. I create a context called "sami" and if i try http://mydomain.com:8080/sami/serv1 everithing works fine but the problem is when i try http://mydomain.com/sami/serv1 (without 8080) no page is displayed.
So if the examples are working ok why my context is no working without 8080?
Thanks in advance.
 
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When you make an HTTP request without a port number it assumes port 80, which is where Apache listens. Tomcat is listening on port 8080. To route the port 80 request to Tomcat you need one of the Apache tomcat pipeline modules, which will not only pass the request to Tomcat, but will handle translation from a URL to a Tomcat application context.
For Tomcat 3, use mod_jk (recommended) or mod_jserv
For Tomcat 4, use mod_webapp. Be careful! there are SEVERAL DIFFERENT *OBSOLETE* sets of documentation for mod_webapp! They've changed the directives several times and I'm not sure the "current" documentation has been updated yet.
 
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