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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Web Containers: Setting for directory listings?
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2005 23:43:39 GMT
Yep that would work.

Aaron Mulder wrote:
> So it sounds like if we add a setting to geronimo-web.xml and if the
> user sets it, we could take control of this for both containers by
> explicitly declaring the default servlet (if a default servlet is not
> declared already) and then setting an init param on that servlet (so
> long as that init param is not set already).  If the user does not set
> the flag, we won't do anything and it will revert back to the server's
> default bahavior (or a default servlet configured by the user, if
> any).
> 
> Does that all sound right?
> 
> Thanks,
>     Aaron
> 
> On 12/5/05, Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org> wrote:
>> The DefaultServlet is the "catch-all" for the server where  can't
>> process the URL.
>>
>> So to do this per web app, I guess you would just need to declare the
>> DefaultServlet in the specific web.xml...and it should take over for
>> that context.
>>
>> David Jencks wrote:
>>> We can do the same thing server-wide for jetty using the StaticContent
>>> servlet.  Is there a way to set it in tomcat per web-app?
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> david jencks
>>>
>>> On Dec 5, 2005, at 2:33 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'll explain Tomcat...
>>>>
>>>> In the var/catalina/conf/web.xml...change this for the DefaultServlet:
>>>>
>>>> <init-param>
>>>>     <param-name>listings</param-name>
>>>>     <param-value>false</param-value>
>>>> </init-param>
>>>>
>>>> Jeff
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> David Jencks wrote:
>>>>> Again, ignoring tomcat :-)
>>>>> I don't think just adding a default servlet like that to a
>>>>> geronimo-web plan would work.  However, I think the way to go is to
>>>>> add a flag to the jetty and jetty-config schemas and have the jetty
>>>>> deployer set dirAllowed in the default servlet when it copies it in.
>>>>> I'm not sure what else would be needed offhand.  It might run into
>>>>> problems in identifying that particular servlet, as the copying
>>>>> mechanism is somewhat generic.
>>>>> thanks
>>>>> david jencks
>>>>> On Dec 5, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Jan Bartel wrote:
>>>>>> Aaron,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Leaving aside the possibility of genericizing this for both
>>>>>> tomcat & jetty and just considering the jetty implementation
>>>>>> for now:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It might be possible to be able to use the same kind of mechanism
>>>>>> in the geronimo-web.xml file as is used in the deployer plan.xml
>>>>>> file. That is, put a gbean into the geronimo-web.xml file like
>>>>>> so:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    <gbean name="StaticContent"
>>>>>> class="org.apache.geronimo.jetty.JettyServletHolder">
>>>>>>        <attribute name="servletName">defaultOverride</attribute>
>>>>>>        <attribute
>>>>>> name="servletClass">org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.Default</attribute>
>>>>>>        <attribute name="loadOnStartup">0</attribute>
>>>>>>        <attribute name="initParams">
>>>>>> acceptRanges=true
>>>>>> dirAllowed=true
>>>>>> putAllowed=false
>>>>>> delAllowed=false
>>>>>> redirectWelcome=false
>>>>>> minGzipLength=8192</attribute>
>>>>>>        <attribute name="servletMappings">/</attribute>
>>>>>>    </gbean>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> that the JettyWebModuleBuilder can use to set up the Default servlet
>>>>>> for the webapp instead of using the StaticContent gbean from the
>>>>>> j2ee-jetty-runtime-deployer-plan.xml.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Comments?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> regards
>>>>>> Jan
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jan Bartel wrote:
>>>>>>> Aaron,
>>>>>>> To disable/enable directory listing for Jetty, you
>>>>>>> must set the initParameter called dirAllowed to false/true for
>>>>>>> Jetty's default servlet called org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.Default.
>>>>>>> If I understand correctly, the jetty builder plan.xml sets this
to
>>>>>>> true for the container, but it should be possible to do this
on a
>>>>>>> per-webapp basis. Perhaps by putting a setter on the
>>>>>>> JettyWebAppContext class that can be referenced from the
>>>>>>> geronimo-web.xml file?
>>>>>>> I will take a closer look at this and get back to you.
>>>>>>> regards
>>>>>>> Jan
>>>>>>> Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>>>>>>> It would be nice to have a settings in the geronimo-web.xml
for
>>>>>>>> whether the web container should return a directory listing
or a 404
>>>>>>>> error if the request URL points to a directory and there's
no welcome
>>>>>>>> file present.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Do Jetty and Tomcat both support this?  Any idea whether
it's easy
>>>>>>>> to do?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>     Aaron
>>>>>>>>

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