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From "Micael Padraig Og mac Grene" <>
Subject Re: Auto load a servlet
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2001 18:05:39 GMT
I missed the early part of this exchange.  Are you merely trying to direct
different clients to different files?

-----Original Message-----
From: Bret Farris <>
To: Tomcat Users List <>
Date: Friday, November 30, 2001 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: Auto load a servlet

>Thanks for the response.  However, this is what I'm doing now.
>Unfortunately, using "localhost" in the redirected url does not work when
>the client browser is on another computer.  I can use the host computers IP
>address instead, but defeats the purpose of what I'm trying to do, which
>I'll explain more.
>We make equipment that monitors clean rooms for companies, as well as the
>software that can monitor all the equipment at one time.  We have created a
>servlet that will allow anyone in the company to monitor limited portions
>the software without having to install the software on lots of machines.
>we will be including Tomcat 4 with our software.  I don't want to have to
>create a customized index.html file for each customer.  So I'm searching
>a different solution.
>I'm researching using javascript to automatically find the IP address of
>hostcomputer and redirect to the IP+"webstation/servlet/WebStation".  But
>have come up empty on that front so far.
>Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "James Chuang" <>
>To: "Tomcat Users List" <>
>Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 15:04
>Subject: Re: Auto load a servlet
>> Create a real simple index.html, and have it do a onLoad like this...
>> <HTML>
>> <SCRIPT language="JavaScript">
>> function redirect() {
>> window.location.href =
>> }
>> </SCRIPT>
>> <BODY onLoad="redirect()" >
>> Redirecting ...
>> </BODY>
>> </HTML>
>> Then setup your web server to serve up index.html by default.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bret Farris" <>
>> To: "Tomcat Users List" <>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 1:32 PM
>> Subject: Auto load a servlet
>> I have a servlet that can be loaded by going to
>> http://localhost:8080/webstation/servlet/WebStation
>> The servlet, WebStation.class, is in the directory:
>> webstation\WEB-INF\classes.  WebStation.class calls two other servlets,
>> BtmFrame.class and TopFrame.class, which in turn load and display in a
>> browser html files from the webstation directory.
>> What I want to do is have the user enter http://localhost:8080 into their
>> browser, and run the above servlet, as if they entered the link above.
>> there a way to do this?  I have tried to use mapping with as many
>> combinations as I can think of, but nothing has worked.
>> Thanks,
>> Bret
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