Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 1 Administrator's Guide

ProcedureTo Modify the Reverse Proxy Parameters

  1. Click on Configurations tab and select the configuration.

  2. Click Virtual Servers tab and select the virtual server.

  3. Click Content Handling > Reverse Proxy tab.

  4. Click URI

    You can edit the following parameters:

    • URI — The reverse proxy URI

    • Server URL — Comma separated URLs of the remote server. If multiple values are given, the server will distribute load among the specified servers.

    • Sticky Cookie — Name of a cookie that when present in a response, will cause subsequent requests to stick to that origin server.

    • Sticky URI Parameter — Name of a URI parameter to inspect for route information. When the URI parameter is present in a request URI and its value contains a colon `:' followed by a route ID, the request will "stick" to the origin server identified by that route ID.

    • Route Header — Name of the HTTP request header used to communicate route IDs to origin servers.

    • Route Cookie — Name of the cookie generated by the server when it encounters a sticky-cookie cookie in a response. The route-cookie cookie stores a route ID that enables the server to direct subsequent requests back to the same origin server.

    Note –

    Using CLI

    1. Invoke create-reverse-proxy command.

    wadm> create-reverse-proxy --user=admin --password-file=admin.pwd 
    --host=serverhost --port=8989 --config=test --vs=test --uri-prefix=// 

    See CLI Reference, create-reverse-proxy(1).

    2. Modify obj.conf file.

    NameTrans fn="map" from="/" name="reverse-proxy-/" to="http:/"
    <Object name="reverse-proxy-/">
    Route fn="set-origin-server" server=""
    <Object ppath="http:*">
    Service fn="proxy-retrieve" method="*"

    For redirecting to a secure site, follow the same step and provide the https address for --server option.