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From Dain Sundstrom <dsundst...@gluecode.com>
Subject Re: how to change the default jetty port in the M2 download?
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2004 18:59:36 GMT
On Sep 13, 2004, at 11:42 AM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:

> Bruce Snyder wrote:
>
>> This one time, at band camp, Dain Sundstrom said:
>> DS>I thought there was a System property for this.... I actually 
>> think we
>> DS>need a System property, since this is the protocol used to run the
>> DS>console (at least the one we have right now).  If your server had
>> DS>something hosted at 8080 or blocked 8080, you would never be able 
>> to
>> DS>get the console running to change that port.
>> That is exactly my point. If I'm downloading the binary I don't
>> want to have to install a new plan just to change the Jetty port
>> number.
>
> Why not?
>
> Plans are just XML server configurations (collections of GBeans and 
> their properties bundled together). You can change them offline, or, 
> if you can connect to the server, change them online.
>
> If you were doing this on, say WebLogic, you would edit the config.xml 
> file and reboot. For us, you edit the plan file and install it; if it 
> is the System plan then reboot. If you are using properties, you edit 
> the file with the properties in it and reboot. I don't see much 
> difference.

Do you honestly think a newbie will be able to understand, download a 
plan, modify this, deploy it, and then start it? Now the augment to 
have a properties file works for me, but deploying a plan seems like 
one step too many.

-dain


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