19.3.5. Use an External Web Server as the Web Front-end for JBoss EAP 6 Applications

Overview

For reasons to use an external web server as the web front-end, as well as advantages and disadvantages of the different HTTP connectors supported by JBoss EAP 6, refer to Section 19.1.3, “Overview of HTTP Connectors”. In some situations, you can use the Apache HTTP Server that comes with your operating system. Otherwise, you can use the Apache HTTP Server that ships as part of JBoss Enterprise Web Server.

After you have decided which web server and HTTP connector to use, refer to one of the following procedures: