Configuring Apache with Tomcat
You might have ProxyPass configured to pass all requests to Tomcat. However its better to serve some content directly from Apache for speed – images for instance. If you arrange your site into a well planned folder structure you can exclude certain folders in proxy_ajp.conf.
You might have this:
ProxyPass / ajp://localhost:8080/
Just add this line BEFORE the catch-all above:
ProxyPass /images ! ProxyPass / ajp://localhost:8080/
The file is parsed in order, so the exclude must come first.
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