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From "Paul McMahan" <>
Subject Re: Can I simply drop a WAR/JAR/EAR into the deploy directory
Date Mon, 12 Jun 2006 20:48:38 GMT
You're right that applications that have been hot deployed can't be
redeployed using the deployer tool.  But they can be redeployed by
replacing the file in the deploy directory.  I think the moral of the
story is to pick the deployment method that best matches your
development and/or maintenance practices and stick to it :-)

There's a bit of doc on hot deploy at:

Best wishes,

On 6/12/06, Bryan Noll <> wrote:
> I believe that you can, but it is not the 'recommended' way of deploying
> applications with Geronimo.  Someone more experienced with the deployer
> who has thought through it more thoroughly than I will have to say why,
> but one thing that comes to mind immediately is the ability to
> 're-deploy' with the tool wouldn't exists if you just drop a file in a
> directory.
> --Bryan
> Afkham Azeez wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm a Geronimo newbie. I was wondering whether everything would work
> > ok if I simply drop by WAR/JAR/EAR into Geronimo's deploy directory,
> > instead of using the Geronimo deploy tool. Will this work?
> >

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