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From I-Chung Young <>
Subject Re: Alternative to cocoon ?
Date Wed, 23 Aug 2000 18:20:05 GMT

	I just followed your instruction and iPlanet documentation,
here is how to resolve the *.xml forwarding issue:

	In the "Configure Servlet Virtual Path Translation",
instead of *.xml, map virtual path as


	Or you can manually add this line in


	Now all *.xml will be forwarded to Cocoon. :)

	I tested on iPlanet 4.1 (FastTrack version) under windows NT4.0
with cocoon-1.8-dev, Xerces-1.1.2 and Xalan-1.1.D01.

Paul Terray wrote:
> YES ! Thank you, this work now.
> I want to thanks everyone that helped me in this matter, especially Michael
> Christiansen, Ed Staub and Luc Saint-Elie <
>   for their help,  and Jeffery Grossman for having fought the battle before
> me :-)
> The solution is the following (how to make it available to everyone, by the
> way ?) :
> For the iPlanet Web Server (tested on v4.1 under NT 4)
> - Follow exactly the same installation instruction as the one for "New
> Atlanta's SevletExec 2.2" on <>
> - in the jvm12.conf, add all the needed ".jar" to the jvm.classpath line
> and uncomment it. This would make the following line :
> jvm.classpath=d:/Netscape/Server4/plugins/samples/servlets/beans.10/SDKBeans10.jar;d:/Netscape/Server4/plugins/samples/servlets/beans/SDKBeans.jar;d:/Netscape/Server4/bin/https/jar/Bugbase.jar;d:/Netscape/Server4/bin/https/jar/Calljsac.jar;D:\Netscape\Server4\docs\cocoon\bin\cocoon.jar;D:/Netscape/Server4/docs/cocoon/lib/fop_0_12_1.jar;D:/Netscape/Server4/docs/cocoon/lib/stylebook-1.0-b2.jar;D:/Netscape/Server4/docs/cocoon/lib/xalan_1_0_1.jar;D:/Netscape/Server4/docs/cocoon/lib/xerces_1_0_3.jar
> - All these settings can be done through the GUI interface. Everything is
> in the "Servlets" tab of your server setting:
>          - You need to set first "Configure Servlet Attributes". DON'T TRY
> TO SET THE CLASSPATH HERE. It is of no use :-(.
>                  Servlet Name: Cocoon
>                  Servlet Code (class name): org.apache.cocoon.Cocoon
>                  Servlet Args: properties=<your local path to
> cocoon>/cocoon/conf/ (This is a disk path)
>          - Then, go to "Configure JVM Attributes" and add to the classpath
> the path to the cocoon jar (or copy the jvm.classpath value upper in that mail)
>          - To finish, go to "Configure Servlet Virtual Path Translation"
> and add the rule for "*.xml" to point to cocoon servlet :
>                  Virtual Path: *.xml
>                  Servlet Name: cocoon
> I have a last problem, though : it seems the *.xml does not work as a
> virtual path. To test, you can use "/Cocoon.xml" as a virtual path, and
> "/cocoon/samples/", although the images won't work :-( I report the bug to
> iPlanet.

I-Chung Young            Email:

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