How To Restrict Web Application Access By VirtualHost Using Dynamic Mount Points
(Doc ID 739881.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2018
Applies to:Oracle HTTP Server - Version: 10.1.3.0.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 - Release: AS10gR3 to AS10gR3
Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version: 10.1.3.0.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 [Release: AS10gR3 to AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 14-Apr-2011
> How To Create Virtual Host Specific OC4J Applications
Added functionality in version 10.1.3 allows us to minimize the Oracle HTTP Server downtime as new applications can be dynamically discovered once deployed, giving us more flexibility. This document implements the following scenario:
- We have the application App1 with context root /app1 deployed in an OC4J instance called blue and an application App2 with context root /app2 deployed in an OC4J instance called red.
- We want users to access the App1 application using the URL http://myhost.mydomain:3456/app1 and the App2 application using the URL http://myhost.mydomain:7890/app2 , but we don't want the users to be able to access /app2 through port 3456 nor /app1 through port 7890.
Note: The same example can be adapted to use name based virtualhosts, e.g. http://myname1.mydomain/app1 and http://myname2.mydomain/app2 . Just the VirtualHost definition in STEP III needs to be modified.
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In this Document
STEP I: Modify $ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/conf/mod_oc4j.conf
STEP II: Modify the $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/conf/opmn.xml file
STEP III: Create the Virtual Host Definitions
STEP IV: Restart Application Server Components and Test /oc4j-status
STEP V: Verify the Configuration Works as Desired