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From "Justin Ju" <>
Subject Re: "Virtual Hosting"
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 13:37:12 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron Mulder" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 10:38 PM
Subject: "Virtual Hosting"

> I'd like to suggest that Geronimo should support running 
> applications in a "sandbox".  Which is to say, I'd like it to be able to 
> run several different apps, where each app can see only its own JNDI 
> entries, only its own DB pools, etc.  That also means each app should be 
> able to be packaged with its own config files / DDs.  I don't mind if the 

just like server cluster, but some environment context may be shared among
all these applications?

> server keeps an internal copy elsewhere, but I'd really like to be able to 
> just give an ear with all the configs it needs and have Geronimo run it in 
> a separate space from other apps.
> I guess this impinges in the JNDI discussion as well, in the sense
> that a JNDI request from a remote client would need to identify the
> application it's targeting, either via a suffix on the initial URL, or an
> additional context parameter, or something along those lines.  So two
> different apps could each deploy something at "/Foo", and as long as the
> client specified which app it wanted to connect to, it would get the right
> one.  This also lets different apps use different security realms, and
> still secure JNDI.
> Aaron
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