Confluence behind Apache mod_proxy with setup similar to Stash

Andrei [errno] Community Champion Dec 23, 2012

would like to setup : http://confluence.example.com

from Stash docs:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/STASH/Integrating+Stash+with+Apache+HTTP+Server#IntegratingStashwithApacheHTTPServer-Step1:ConfiguretheTomcatConnector

scheme="http"
proxyName="stash.example.com" 
proxyPort="80"

with mod_proxy setup :

ProxyPass        / http://localhost:7990/ connectiontimeout=5 timeout=300
ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:7990/

has someone been able to configure Confluence the same way? I am aware of https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Using+Apache+with+mod_proxy

just wondering - why is it using different instructions? something in Confluence that prevents this way?

2 answers

Create separate VirtualHosts and use a NameVirtualHost declaration at the top. Try something along the lines of:

NameVirtualHost *:80

<VirtualHost *>
    ServerName confluence.example.com

    ProxyRequests Off
    ProxyPreserveHost On
 
    <Proxy *>
        Order deny,allow
        Allow from all
    </Proxy>
     
    ProxyPass / http://localhost:8090/confluence
    ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:8090/confluence
        
    <Location />
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
    </Location>
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *>
    ServerName stash.example.com
     
    ProxyRequests Off
    ProxyPreserveHost On
 
    <Proxy *>
        Order deny,allow
        Allow from all
    </Proxy>
     
    ProxyPass / http://localhost:7990/stash connectiontimeout=5 timeout=300
    ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:7990/stash
     
    <Location />
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
    </Location>
</VirtualHost>

Andrei [errno] Community Champion Dec 29, 2012

thanks - my tools live on separate servers. will fight it a bit more and report back :)

Not really... Truth be told, it's a case of different people in different teams wrote different docs. Are you having issues with the configuration?

Andrei [errno] Community Champion Dec 29, 2012

yes, straigtforward attempt to mirror Stash's instructions did not work for Confluence, but worked for JIRA. well - will try again. thanks!

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