Linux : Running apache2 on Ubuntu server
This page last changed on Dec 09, 2008 by Kees de Kooter
Ubuntu inherits a non-standard packaging of Apache from Debian. It takes some getting used to. Fortunately Debian/Ubuntu provide some handy utilities to simplify apache admin. Here is a collection of tips fo how to manage Apache HTTP server on Ubuntu.
First make sure the module is loaded:
a2enmod proxy. The configuration for this module is in
/etc/apache2/mods-available/proxy.conf. By default all proxy traffic is disabled.
Creating tomcat instances
tomcat6-instance-create is a script that creates a directory with all required Tomcat6 CATALINA_BASE elements, allowing you to run a separate Tomcat 6 instance with its own configuration, libraries or web applications. It also creates bin/startup.sh and bin/shutdown.sh scripts to allow you to start and stop your instance.
I think I am starting to like the ubuntu-packaged tomcat