Bug 163507 - Can't find mod_jk
Can't find mod_jk
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Brian Brock
: 163508 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-07-18 09:33 EDT by Robin Stephenson
Modified: 2008-04-09 14:28 EDT (History)
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Description Robin Stephenson 2005-07-18 09:33:43 EDT
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Description of problem:
I've installed Apache 2 via up2date -- httpd-2.0.52-12.ent

I've installed JBoss.

Now I'm looking for mod_jk to hook the two together, but I can't find it.  I've been guessing RPM names; is there a more effective way of doing this (in the same manner as Debian's "apt-cache search"?).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Apache 2 via up2date -- httpd-2.0.52-12.ent
2. Install JBoss
3. look for mod_jk in /usr/lib/httpd/modules
4. randomly type things into up2date to try to find mod_jk
5. Search Google for information; fail
6. Search RedHat knowledgebase for information, fail
7. Redister for JBoss web site
8. Search JBoss web site for information, fail

Actual Results:  No mod_jk

Expected Results:  up2date mod_jk should have installed mod_jk

Additional info:

Is there a liaison between RedHts & the JBoss developers?  It seems that there could be more communication; I also noticed that JBoss's "redhat init script" is pretty broken...
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2005-07-18 09:36:05 EDT
*** Bug 163508 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Robin Stephenson 2005-07-18 09:54:22 EDT
Found a lead in the JBoss docs: it looks like not only is mod_jk2 deprecated,
but now mod_jk is also deprecated.  However, the replacement, mod_proxy_ajp is
not going to be ready until Apache 2.1.

See http://wiki.jboss.org/wiki/Wiki.jsp?page=UsingMod_jkWithJBoss

So I'm still left with the question: what is RedHat's way of hooking Apache 2 up
to JBoss/Tomcat?

Should I just go with a binary from here:

I'm uncomfortable; I'd rather have an official RedHat package that is supported...

Sorry about the dupe earlier by the way.
Comment 5 Suzanne Hillman 2005-08-24 13:14:17 EDT
This looks like something for which you would be best off filing a support
request. In order to file a RHEL feature request, please either contact Red
Hat's Technical Support line at 888-GO-REDHAT or file a web ticket at
http://www.redhat.com/apps/support/.  Bugzilla is not an official support
channel, has no response guarantees, and may not route your request to the
correct area to assist you.  Using the official support channels above will
guarantee that your issue is handled appropriately and routed to the individual
or group which can best assist you with this issue and will also allow Red Hat
to track the issue, ensuring that any applicable feature addition is included in
all releases and is not dropped from a future update or major release.

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