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I have my domain registered and running. I have installed lifray which is running on tomcat 7, my site url is iloveliferay.com:8080 and I want this to be at themes.iloveliferay.com, which file I need to change to make this possible?

I have VM cloude hosting and I have root access.

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What you need to do is set apache to act as a proxy for your main domain and forward requests locally to the tomcat server. It may be better to ask this question on serverfault. – Dunhamzzz Jun 22 '12 at 8:31

You may want to look at the info provided here :


(Essential content inserted here as that link is down in Feb 2013.) Look for the section in server.xml like this and change the port to 80.

<connector port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1" 
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Edit on http.conf

<VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:80>
    ServerName mail.domain.com
    RedirectPermanent / http://domain.com:port 
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