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Moving iManager to its own Virtual Host on OES Linux

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By Justin Grote

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Posted: 18 May 2006

Open Enterprise Server runs a lot of web-based applications, most of them based on Tomcat. Sometimes it is advantageous to segment these applications into separate virtual hosts based on IP Address, port number, DNS name, or a combination.

This article details the process of setting up an application inside its own Apache Virtual Host on OES Linux, using iManager as an example.


  1. Definitions
      1.1 Scope
      1.2 eWidgets
  2. Apache Global Configuration
      2.1 Remove the system-wide nps-Apache.conf link
  3. Creating an iManager SSL VirtualHost on port 12345
    • 3.1 Add the 12345 port to listen.conf
      3.2 Create a SSL VirtualHost config file for port 12345
  4. Restart Apache
  5. Testing
  6. Caveats
  7. Going Further
    • 7.1 More Complicated Scopes
      7.2 Redirect
  8. Questions
  9. Primary Author
  10. References

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