ask help for nginx and tomcat

Claude Bing tehbing at
Wed Jun 3 16:00:44 MSD 2009

Can you tie Tomcat to Apache and use Nginx as a front end proxy?  Would that
be easier to manage since Tomcat is built for Apache?

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Claude Bing <tehbing at> wrote:

> Please don't send twice.
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 7:23 AM, niedh <niedhui at> wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> I'm new to nginx. Recently I use comet in my project. I choose tomcat for
>> the java server. and enable the Http11NioProtocol connector.
>> client send a ajax request,and the server side suspend it, and set a
>> timeout(5 seconds),when timeout reach,the tomcat end the response
>> in tomat server.xml
>>  <Connector port="9090"
>> protocol="org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11NioProtocol"
>>             connectionTimeout="20000"
>>             redirectPort="8443" />
>> when I test with tomcat directly,  means http://localhost:8080/xxxxx, it
>> works as what I expect,
>> but when I use nginx to proxy, when the timeout reach,the tomcat server
>> end the response,but the request still there,
>> nginx wait for its own "request timeout"(I don't what to call it).
>> in nginx.conf,I set the follow proxy-relative config
>>      proxy_buffering          off;
>>      proxy_redirect          off;
>>      proxy_set_header        Host            $host;
>>      proxy_set_header        X-Real-IP       $remote_addr;
>>      proxy_set_header        X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
>> is there something i missed ? Any suggestion will be    appreciate..
>> thanks
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