Bug 1476294 - mod_wsgi fails to log python errors
mod_wsgi fails to log python errors
Status: NEW
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mod_wsgi (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Luboš Uhliarik
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Reported: 2017-07-28 10:27 EDT by rh-bugzilla@ar-ix.net
Modified: 2018-07-01 18:24 EDT (History)
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Description rh-bugzilla@ar-ix.net 2017-07-28 10:27:13 EDT
Description of problem:
When having a virtualhost with a mod_wsgi application in apache (e.g. <VirtualHost>) and the python program throws an error it appears in the defined error_log.

If the VirtualHost is rewritten to be an SSL enabled host (e.g. <VirtualHost>) with the exact same wsgi parameters and application the errors do NOT appear in the defined error_log.

If however the VirtualHost is changed to <VirtualHost *:443> the errors are appearing in the error_log. 

If the port is other than 80 you appear to need to use * instead of an IP to see python errors.

We found an Ubuntu bug from 2011 which shows the same thing:

It would be nice if we can define an SSL-enable VirtualHost to bind to an IP-address and still have python errors logged to the defined error_log.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

mod_wsgi.x86_64                 3.4-12.el7_0
Comment 2 Joe Orton 2017-07-28 15:04:28 EDT
Thank you for taking the time to report this issue to us. We appreciate the
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Comment 3 rh-bugzilla@ar-ix.net 2017-07-31 03:20:59 EDT
Hi Joe,

Thank you for your response. To remove any possible confusion, this ticket was not meant as a support request. Our problem is fixed by replacing the IP-address with an asterisk. 
This ticket was meant to bring this issue to the attention to you so it can possibly be fixed in the future. Also it's a nice reference for people who might struggle with the same issue.

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