Preserving client IP w/ apache reverse proxy

We recently had a scenario where an apache reverse proxy needed to be deployed in front of a pair of tomcat servers. Due to security concerns, this reverse proxy was hosting mod_security and acting as a web application firewall (WAF) However, a critical requirement was that the tomcat applications would be able to see the … Continue reading Preserving client IP w/ apache reverse proxy

Monitoring Tomcat via JMX–Lessons Learned: Part 2

In my previous post I mentioned that the check_jmx plugin I've used for monitoring JMX does not output perfdata data, which is useful for programs such as Centreon and Nagios which use this data to graph the output of the plugin. The developers have made an excellent job with this plugin, and I hope they … Continue reading Monitoring Tomcat via JMX–Lessons Learned: Part 2