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Chapter 2. Apache Tomcat Connector (mod_jk)

2.1. Overview

The Apache Tomcat Connector, mod_jk, is a plug-in designed to allow request forwarding from Apache HTTP Server to a Servlet container. The module also supports load-balancing HTTP calls to a set of Servlet containers while maintaining sticky sessions.

2.1.1. Download and Install

Apache HTTP Server is included in the Red Hat JBoss Web Server installation.
mod_jk is included in the native installation binaries for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) and JBoss Web Server.
Follow the procedures in the JBoss EAP or JBoss Web Server Installation Guide to download and install the correct platform and native binaries.