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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Minimal server.xml
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 12:43:10 GMT
Dan Johnsson wrote:
> +1
> I would even suggest distribute something like this as the ordinary 
> server.xml, and rename the other as server-examples.xml.
> Why? I do most of my tomcat-work with "initial" users, i e either 
> students taking classes or people doing their first installation. They 
> are not helped by the "rich" server.xml as they do not yet grasp all the 
> concepts. To them it would be a lot better to start with a small 
> server.xml and then add features as they understand them.
> And the power-users? Well, they usually think the server.xml is 
> cluttered with all those examples they already understand.
> So examples are great, but I think they should be elsewhere than in the 
> production config file.

This does sound like vallid points.

However, we would have to add an AJP connector to the mix so that the 
"minimal" config is out of the box compatible with the current default 
We would need a realm as well.


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