Sunday, September 9, 2012

SSL Offloading with mod_jk part 3

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SSLOffloading SSL-Offloading, SSL Termination, Apache, Tomcat, mod_jk configuration, multiple vhosts, multiple SSL certificates one ip

Till now we have successfuly protected our TestWevSec20 Web application with SSL.

The 2 servlets are accessed via following links:



http://localhost:8080/TestWebSec20/secure/HalloSec, which is redirected to 

However, for a real web page, we expect to visit the page via a "real" domain name like "", and NOT localhost. We also don't want browser show http/https ports to user. 

So we need to hide the application behinde some proxy/load_balancer... what ever, make the "TestWevSec20" to be accessed using following URLs:


For this purpose, we need to front Tomcat with Apache and mod_jk

SSL Offloading with mod_jk part 4
part1 part2 part5 part6

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