Im new for the reverse proxy with Apache servers and I need to redirect my site to my web application. Here is the plan: I have that sub.domain.com that I want to redirect client to files under xampp/htdocs/mysite. Also I have that sub.domain.com/endpoint to redirect client to http://localhost:8080/mywebapp. Is it possible and if it is then how? Any help would be appreciated.

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    You have three entries that match the *.80 AND the ServerName/ServerAlias (dashboard...). I think Apache is ignoring the second (which has the Proxy definition in it) and third. . – uSlackr Dec 23 '16 at 16:41

Here are the entries to set up the proxy to another port

ProxyPass /endpoint http://sub.domain.com:8080/mywebapp
ProxyPassReverse /endpoint http://sub.domain.com:8080/mywebapp

You could skip the /endpoint path and use a servername (host header) to do the same thing:

<VirtualHost *:80>

    ServerName mywebapp
    ServerAlias mywebapp.domain.com

     ProxyPass / http://sub.domain.com:8080/mywebapp
     ProxyPassReverse / http://sub.domain.com:8080/mywebapp


Your Config file has multiple entries that match on both the address/port and Servername/ServerAlias. I think apache is ignoring the second two. More on matching in the Apache Docs

  • it is not pretty simple and this does not work unfotunately. I tried that but both sub.domain.com and sub.domain.com/mywebapp directs browser to mywebapp – Talha ŞEKER Dec 23 '16 at 14:38
  • Im using vhost to serve my static web site under xampp/htdocs/mysite. Consider that please. – Talha ŞEKER Dec 23 '16 at 14:41
  • Perhaps you could add the portion your .conf file for the vhost. Also, what is in the error_log? BTW, Didn't mean anything by the "simple" comment. – uSlackr Dec 23 '16 at 16:13
  • you're right my bad here it is im editing and adding my vhost file – Talha ŞEKER Dec 23 '16 at 16:14
  • Thanks. For safety, you may want to anonymize that a bit. – uSlackr Dec 23 '16 at 16:33

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