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From Eric Simpson <>
Subject Re: Multiple Domain JSP Configurations
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2000 20:10:57 GMT
I have tomcat's root the same as apache's root and accessing

works fine.

Jaymes Sorbel wrote:

> Hello All,
> I've hesitated to post this question to this list thinking that it might be
> something that I should be able to "figure out" myself.  However, I have not
> found any good method or documentation for doing what I need to do - or I've
> completely missed the boat on this.
> Let me setup what I have to work with.
> 1.  I host multiple domains on my Linux 6.1 Box
> 2.  I'm using Tomcat 3.2 with mod_jserv and Apache 1.3.12
> 3.  I have Tomcat directory at /path/to/tomcat
> 4.  Web Root is at /web/root (seperate from tomcat)
> I understand how to get each domain to point to a specific
> webapps/subdirectory for servlets.  What I don't understand is how to get
> each domain to access JSP files from a certain location.
> For example.  I would like to access.
> etc.
> etc.
> from each domain and ensure the right index.jsp is displayed.  What appears
> to happen now is that Tomcat/Jserv is looking at webapps/ROOT for the
> specified JSP file.  If this is the case, then I would have to have each
> domains index.jsp be a different name.
> Here is what I thought would be a solution.  Either:
> 1.  Make apache's webroot the same as the Tomcat webapps directory or
> 2.  Make Tomcat webapps directory the same as apache's webroot.
> Other than this (and I'm not sure either would work), I have not found a
> method to configure the JSP portion of Tomcat as I need it.
> Any help on this or if you could send me to a good documentation source,
> this would be greatly appreciated!
> Also, is there reasonable alternatives to Tomcat that may not be too
> expensive and not so complicated to configure and/or maybe have a better
> performance record.  I thought I would just toss this out there just to see.
> Respectfully,
> Jaymes H. Sorbel

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