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From Jean-Francois Arcand <>
Subject Re: [next] What's next ?
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2003 15:23:18 GMT

Henri Gomez wrote:

> Henri Gomez a écrit :
>>>> 3. Provide a complete working configuration example for a cluster of
>>>> tomcat servers with a front-end tomcat as well, i.e. a pure 
>>>> tomcat-only
>>>> solution.  We already have the jvmRoute mechanism, but I think it 
>>>> needs
>>>> more examples/documentation so that people start using it.
> One of the features I'd like to see in Tomcat 5.x, a features which 
> prevent me to use TC 4.0.x, 4.1.x and 5.x on my production server is
> the ability to use external entities from within a web.xml.
> Let me explain :
> We have many customers which run the same application but with 
> differents settings. All the settings are present in the web.xml
> via the use of external entities which are included at run-time. 


> The security mechanism in TC 4.x and higher (due to digester)
> avoid me to use such easy configuration tuning and so we have
> to stay with Tomcat 3.3.x for now. 

I'm probably missing something here....why the digester suffer from that 
limitation? What kind of security exception are you seeing. If you give 
all permissions to the Digester, does it change something?

-- Jeanfrancois

> If we could have a 'relaxed mode', I could switch all my productions
> servers to 5.x immediatly.
> We allready discuss in the past and option like JNDI and DSML provider 
> are not valid options for us (for admins and historics reasons).
> So I'll welcome such 'relaxed mode' since I still wonder what the diff
> between load external xml entities from outside webapp or loading from
> JDNI + DSML...
> I'd like to have your opinions here
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