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From Phillip Morelock <subscripti...@phillipmorelock.com>
Subject Re: can I get a directory listing in tomcat
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2002 21:27:53 GMT
I don't know how it works these days, but I faced this back in like 3.2.2:

Tomcat would not allow any access to the filesystem outside of the tomcat
tree.  Check out the SECURITY_MANAGER_HOWTO, I think, as a place to start.

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On 6/6/02 2:17 PM, "Ryan" <niespam@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello, 
> I'm trying to get a directory listing as in the
> example below, but an exception is thrown saying the
> tomcat user does not have access to the /tmp
> directory. Is the tomcat itself not allowing access to
> the servers directory structure (i.e. the permissions
> on /tmp are completely open i.e. 777)?? I'm using
> tomcat 4 with jdk 1.4.0
> Thanks,
> Ryan
> 
> String dir = "/tmp/";
> File fDir=new File(dir); // the directory
> //tomcat cannot get past this line in the code.
> String[] fileList=fDir.list(); // fetch the list
> 
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