Apache HTTP + Tomcat + HTTPS (SSL/TLS)

ApacheTomcatSSL

I often have to deploy my JAVA application to tomcat with HTTPS communication. There is simple step-by-step guide.

Prerequisites

  • Linux machine (Ubuntu 14.04 in my case)
  • Installed and working Apache 2 HTTP server (http://localhost:80/ works in your browser)
  • Installed Tomcat 7 server (http://localhost:8080/ works in your browser)
  • Installed Oracle JAVA (JDK)

What we will do in the guide ?

  • Generate self-signed certificate for server
  • Install self-signed certificate to Apache
  • Configure AJP connection between Apache and Tomcat at URL (https://localhost)

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