Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1476294
mod_wsgi fails to log python errors
Last modified: 2018-07-01 18:24:18 EDT
Description of problem:
When having a virtualhost with a mod_wsgi application in apache (e.g. <VirtualHost 10.1.2.3:80>) 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 10.1.2.3:443>) 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.
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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.