Lets share our ideas/experiences about running Apache/JSP together for mass virtual hosting. Infact what I want to do is, to have JSP, Servlets, Beans and run together with Apache. I have currently many sites hosted with my apache server and most of the customers need JSP. So what would be a quick solution?
I have tried Macromedia JRun, Tomcat, JBoss, IBM Web Sphere, Oracle 9i Application Server and BEA Weblogic for testing. I personally like Macromedia JRun as It has a nice administration interface. As working with Macromedia JRun I have to create each server on a different port and have to work with it, but if I want to do mass hosting with plesk, what would be the reliable solution? As plesk removes ane addition in httpd.include. Setting all .jsp files redirected to tomcat or jboss and get them virtual hosted with tomcat or jboss would be a solution?
ok the solution I am thinking around is that, to redirect all .jsp traffic from httpd.conf to tomcat and tomcat will handle it. I have implemented it before but can't remember how I messed up with httpd.conf jsp works fine this way, what about servlets ? How to redirect them. May be the only solution left is to use mod_jk.
I am not infact a Java Guru, but as being a system administrator I should have some know how about the language and that is a bit I have. I have heard that one has to restart Tomcat after making new servlets or .war files. Correct me if I am wrong. Is there any possibility to use Jrun with Apache ?
There must be many companies out there supporting JSP/Servlets with Apache. I want them to share out their experiences with the forums so that other can take advantage.