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Alternatives to Apache

Our current stack is Apache + Tomcat + MySQL, using ProxyPass AJP to fire requests from Apache to Tomcat. We also run PHP for Wordpress on the same sites, and so need working .htaccess files. In ...
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is it really necessary to run Apache as a front-end to Glassfish/JBoss/Tomcat?

I'm primarily a Java developer, and I come to you with a question that straddles the divide between developers and sysadmins. Years ago, when it was a novel thing to run Tomcat as an app server, it ...
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Why (or how) does the number of open file descriptors in use by root exceed ulimit -n?

Our server recently ran out of file descriptors, and in regards to that I have some questions. ulimit -n is supposed to give me the maximum number of open file descriptors. That number is 1024. I ...
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JBOSS App Server vs. Glassfish

I'm quite newbie on Glassfish. What are some differences between JBoss and Glassfish? Why would you chooose one over the other. I'm trying to read up on Glassfish, but it is really hard to pinpoint ...
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Is it bad practice to run a web application server directly on port 80/443

I am hosting a web app on amazon aws, using an ec2 instance. On that instance i will be running only one application. using glassfish v3.0.1 I do not want to run the app using : www.mydomain.com:...
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offline undeploy war from glassfish

I've got Glassfish 2.1.1 here and I need to undeploy war application. Problem is that the application is corrupted and prevents the Glassfish server from starting, so I need to undeploy it while ...
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Glassfish Vs Tomcat (Java app servers)

I am looking at running a java application server on my debian linux webserver, and am looking for a breakdown of the advantages that using either app server would provide me with (or disadvantages). ...
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Issues with setting up SSL on Glassfish v3

I am currently setting up SSL on glassfish and having some issues connecting to the server. http://javadude.wordpress.com/2010/04/06/getting-started-with-glassfish-v3-and-ssl/ I have followed this ...
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how to set ENABLE_CLEAR_REFERENCES in GlassFish 3.1.1?

I'm running GlassFish 3.1.1 on Linux and in my server.log I've noticed the following error: SEVERE: log4j:ERROR log4j called after unloading, see http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/faq.html#...
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Using both basic and client-certificate authentication with GlassFish

I'm currently building a Java-servlet applcation (using Jersey on GlassFish to be specific). In some parts of the application I need to authenticate the user using basic authentication and in some ...
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Apache ProxyPass Missing Images

I have a apache server that sits in front of my glassfish server. mydomain.com goes directly to my static files on apache, than if you hit the subdomain forum.mydomain.com it goes to the glassfish ...
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authbind, privbind or iptables REDIRECT (port 80 to 8080)?

I'd like to run Glassfish v3 as a non-privileged user on Linux (Debian), but make it available on port 80. I'm currently doing this with iptables: iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp -d x.x.x.x --...
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How to redirect Apache to different ports on a GlassFish server?

I have a GlassFish instance running different services on different ports. An Apache web server sits in front of the GlassFish, and I want to set up virtual hosts on Apache to redirect to certain ...
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How can I use Glassfish under Linux as a reverse-proxy?

Question says it all. I would like to use SUN Glassfish 2.0x server as a reverse-proxy server, so that when someone hits this server, he/she is transparently redirected to an internal web site, which ...
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Are there RPMs for GlassFish v3?

It seems that the GlassFish project itself does not provide RPM packages, and neither does JPackage (http://jpackage.org/). Is someone else providing ready-built RPM packages for RHEL/CentOS? On a ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy Java Application Server CLOSE_WAIT Connections

I've got Apache setup as a reverse proxy for a Java Application server (GlassFish) and I noticed there are about 100 connections in the state CLOSE_WAIT even on an idle development system: sudo ...
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Glassfish connection pool don't work after restart server

I have a connection pool in Glassfish 3.1 to connect to SqlServer 2008 Express, this pool works fine, but when Glassfish is restarted, the connection pool can't ping and stops working. To work again, ...
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Can't launch glassfish on ec2 - can't open port

I'm trying to start glassfish on an EBS-based AMI of Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. I have used glassfish on non-ec2 servers with no problems, but on ec2 I get this message: $ sudo -u glassfish bin/asadmin ...
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How would I measure the amount of RAM needed per Glassfish domain?

In our test environment we have a lot of apps spread out over a few servers and Glassfish domains. To make versioning easier I would have liked to have one Glassfish domain per customer per app (kind ...
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glassfish 3.1.2 admin console port 4848 blocked by firewall

I've got a remote server. There is glassfish 3.1.2 running behind apache 2.2. The administration port 4848 is blocked by firewall so that I cannot use http://some_server.com:4848 where some_server is ...
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How to configure Glassfish + NGINX to serve static files with NGINX?

I have a EC2 ubuntu with Glassfish v3 + Nginx setup to host my java web application. This application is deployed as a WAR file to Glassfish . The NGINX is currenty passing all request to the ...
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Load balancing glassfish v4.0 CLUSTER with apache HTTP server: Location of apache

I am teaching myself to build clustered Java EE 7 applications. I am focused on Glassfish Server v4.0. Based on the official documentation (Chapter 7 page 133) , Glassfish can be loadbalanced using ...
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Apache in front of Glassfish: mod_jk on https(443)

After the recommendation of using Apache http server in front of glassfish ( check question ), i used the following tutorial and made it work but only on port 80. What i mean is now i can type: www....
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What is and what is not replicated in a glassfish cluster with a mod_jk load balancer?

I have a Glassfish (3.1.2) cluster over 2 computers as nodes, with a mod_jk load balancer. Are servlet instance variables replicated perfectly? If not, how do I make sure it is? Are all actions, ...
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Installing Glassfish 3.1 on Ubuntu 10.10 Server

I've used the directions here to successfully install Glassfish 3.0.1 on an virtualized (VirtualBox and VMWare) Ubuntu 10.10 Server instance without any real difficulty not resolved by more closely ...
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HAProxy check says server is down when it is up

I am trying to setup 2 Glassfish servers in a load balanced configuration using UCARP and HAProxy Server1 has 2 IPs x.x.x.17 and x.x.x.18 HAProxy is listening on only x.x.x.18 and Glassfish ...
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glassfish v3 - update all pakages via command line on linux

Does anyone know how to do this? I just want a one-shot command to "update everything" over the command line? This is for a remote server so it must be over the command line. I used: $ sudo pkg ...
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How to verify that a firewall closes inactive connections?

How can I verify that a firewall closes connections on port X to a server after N minutes of inactivity? Background: I am working on a Java EE application deployed to a Glassfish application server. ...
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Communication between Apache and glassfish

We are currently using HTTPD server (apache) to handle client request. The requests are further proxied to a Application Server (glassfish) which provides the content. The content are static files (...
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Non-heap memory leak JVM

I have a glassfish v4.0 set up on Ubuntu server running on oracle java virtual machine and jvm process resident memory size (got via "top" command) grows up until jvm doesnt have memory to create new ...
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Glassfish 3.1.1 Creating Domain fails, The system cannot find the path specified

I tried to install Glassfish 3.1.1 on windows with an installer but the Config Result - Creating Domain fails. This is the error message: Executing command :C:\glassfish3\glassfish\bin\asadmin.bat --...
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What can I do to collect usage statistics for a local web application deployed on Glassfish behind Apache?

I have an application running in Glassfish v2.1 which does not have access to the outside world, so I cannot use Google Analytics or something else that has to phone home. It needs to be local to our ...
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Glassfish behind Apache reverse proxy: Mod-jk or HTTP?

I am planning a large deployment of a Glassfish-powered web application: A number of nodes running multiple Glassfish 3.1.1 instances are running the web application. The web application consists of ...
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How can I rewrite / redirect URL's in Glassfish V3?

I'd like to simplify the URL's to access a Glassfish V3 application by removing file extensions and otherwise shortening URL's. I've already set my application as the default application, so that ...
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Glassfish Server JVM Tunning

I need to setup a Oracle Glassfish Server and after some research I came up with a configuration that I would like to propose. Any suggestions and/or corrections are very welcome. My Hardware/OS (...
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How to construct SELinux rules for a Glassfish server

I'm running Glassfish 3.1 on a CentOS 6 solution and by default SELinux is enabled. I have installed Sun's JDK version 1.6.0_29 on the server and extracted the Glassfish 3.1.1 to /opt/glassfish-3.1.1 ...
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Problem starting Glassfish on a VPS

I am attempting to install Glassfishv3 on my Ubuntu (8.04) VPS using Java 1.6. I initially tried starting the server using: asadmin start-domain and received the following error message: ...
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VPS for Glassfish

Our small startup company plan to deploy a web application on Glassfish, I and wonder if some of the experience user out there can answer me couple question. When I shopping for server, I usually look ...
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GlassFish change port of web-service

I am new to Java and Linux. I have a JSP site and a java web service deployed on a GlassFish server (working OK). I need to change the port of both the application and web-service. I have changed ...
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How to enable CORS on Glassfish?

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing is a mechanism that enables cross-origin requests[1]. As you can see in the link [1], It is easy to enable CORS in Apache Tomcat 7. Just a configuration in the file web....
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Trying to deploy Confluence on Glassfish 4

So I'm trying to deploy Confluence as a WAR on Glassfish 4 (Using Oracle JDK 7). The WAR deploys just fine except I get the following errors when trying to load the page in my browser: Could not load ...
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glassfish cluster fail at start

I got a problem trying to set a cluster up. I'm gonna describe detailed configuration(since I couldn't find a cluster example made on two different pcs, all of them were made on one localhost): 3 ...
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Uninstall Glassfish and metro completely

I thought of updating my Glassfish server from 2.1 to 3.1.1 in a Linux machine. I downloaded the .ZIP package. However during uninstalling of Glassfish v2.1 I did not find the uninstall.sh file in "...
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Application Server vs. Web Server?

I asked my teacher in class that Java Server Faces will work on Apache Tomcat. But he then corrected me saying that Tomcat is a Web Server not an Application Server, hence it will not run Java Server ...
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Webserver load test

Is there any way to simulate 1000 or so visitors accessing our server? We have undergone a complete app re-write and re-structuring. We had a very optimized Tomcat server, and are moving to a ...
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Is there any reason to use Apache as a proxy between my users and Glassfish?

I've seen a lot of discussion on the best way to use Apache as a proxy (either mod_proxy or mod_jk) with Glassfish (and other Java application servers), but I haven't seen anybody really explain why. ...
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Java Application Hosting

I've made a webapplication which runs on glassfish v3 on my computer. It's not a big application and i am not expecting a lot of traffic. All the hosts supporting glassfish is very expensive (about $...
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GlassFish will not start when SNMP is enabled

I have a GlassFish v3 app server running on 64-bit Debian Lenny. Everything is running fine, except I would like to monitor GF's JVM instance with SNMP. However, every time I try to enable it by ...
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How can I reduce Glassfish startup time from 2 minutes to something acceptable?

I'm running Glassfish Open Source Edition v3.1.1 on a Ubuntu 12.04 Micro Instance in Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud). I've configured a single domain with a single application. When I start the ...
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GlassFish cluster-targeted jdbc is not enabled

I have a GlassFish cluster. When I tried to add node and a instance, DAS saids a bunch of error messages telling Resource [ jdbc/xxxx ] of type [ jdbc ] is not enabled [#|2012-11-14T12:07:04.318+...