Configure JIRA, Confluence behind Apache on the same Centos server

Hi,

I would like
- to install and configure JIRA and Confluence (integrated )on a Centos (32bit) server.
- to configure Apache WebServer to be able to use jira.mycomp.com and confluence.mycomp.com domains.

Question: What is the problem in the configuration below? When I call http://jira.mycomp.comI receive:
Service Temporarily Unavailable

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.
Apache/2.2.15 (CentOS) Server at jira.mycomp.comPort 80

*** SEE httpd error_log below ***


I have already set the DNS records for doc.mycomp.com, jira.mycomp.com, confluence.mycomp.com.
I have gone through the Atlassian docs, but i have some problems with configuring Apache/Tomcat to reach jira.mycomp.cominstead of doc.mycomp.com:8092/jira.

Server:
- Centos 6.5 (final)
- Mysql 5.5
- hostname: doc.mycomp.com
- IP: 192.168.50.11


IPTABLES:
:INPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
:FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0]
:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
-A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p icmp -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 8080 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 8095 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 8092 -j ACCEPT

-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp -m multiport --dports 5901,6001 -j ACCEPT

-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 3306 -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
-A OUTPUT -p tcp --sport 3306 -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited
-A FORWARD -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited
COMMIT

My Plan:

- install jira (atlassian-jira*bin) on port 8092
- install httpd (configure with 2 VirtualHost and proxy them to Tomcat)
- install confluence on port 8095
- configure httpd for confluence.mycomp.com
- integrate jira and confluence



What I have done so far:
- install jira (atlassian-jira*bin)
- OK works fine
- doc.mycomp.com:8092 reaches JIRA

- install httpd
- OK
- configure 2 Virtualhosts:

according to https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Integrating+JIRA+with+Apache<br< a="">>
Tomcat
server.xml:
i have changed:
<Context docBase="${catalina.home}/atlassian-jira" path="/jira" reloadable="false" useHttpOnly="true">


Apache
httpd.conf:
...
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin admin@mycomp.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/html
ServerName doc.mycomp.com
</VirtualHost>

...









http://doc.mycomp.com:8092/jira<br< a="">> ProxyPassReverse / http://doc.mycomp.com:8092/jira<br< a="">>
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin admin@mycomp.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/html/atlassian
ServerName confluence.mycomp.com
</VirtualHost>

TESTING:
calling
http://jira.mycomp.com from internet I receive an error "Service Temporarily Unavailable"

logs/httpd/error_log:

[Wed Jan 22 17:18:26 2014] [error] (13)Permission denied: proxy: HTTP: attempt to connect to 192.168.50.11:8092 (doc.mycomp.com) failed
[Wed Jan 22 17:18:26 2014] [error] ap_proxy_connect_backend disabling worker for (doc.mycomp.com)

Thanks a lot,

Attila

1 answer

1 accepted

Hello,


After reading through some Apache tutorials about the Web Server configuration
and the use of mod_proxy (http://www.apachetutor.org/admin/reverseproxiesand http://apache.webthing.com/mod_proxy_html/), I realized, that my version of Apache (2.2.15) on Centos 6.5 does not contain all the modules I need here (although it was written in atlassian doc, that I might need to install mod_proxy_html).

Before carrying out the things on the following link I had to install some development stuff:
yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
yum install openssl-devel
yum install pcre-devel
yum install httpd-devel

I found this link where it was written how to install mod_proxy_html:
http://blog.sam-pointer.com/2009/11/17/building-and-installing-mod_proxy_html-and-mod_xml2enc.html

And it worked!

I completely reinstalled jira (with Tomcat).
(I have not changed the default context path in server.xml.)

I added to /etc/hosts:
192.168.0.50 jira-internal.mycomp.com

And changed httpd config at my virtual host (if you dont understand virtual hosts, you should read apache doc about it.. not too long..)

/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf:

<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin admin@mycomp.com
ServerName jira.mycomp.com
<Proxy *>
Order deny,allow
Allow from all
</Proxy>

ProxyRequests Off
ProxyPreserveHost On
ProxyPass / http://jira-internal.mycomp.com:8092/<br< a="">> ProxyPassReverse / http://jira-internal.mycomp.com:8092/<br< a="">> ProxyHTMLURLMap http://jira-internal.mycomp.com:8092/ /
</VirtualHost>

Afterwards you can install jira (or before...) and you'll be able to reach it on jira.mycomp.com(if you have the port 80 opened on your routers and in your iptables).

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