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From Geralyn M Hollerman <gmh2...@louisiana.edu>
Subject Re: How to create directories unser webapps?
Date Fri, 30 May 2003 13:40:31 GMT
John Turner wrote:
> 
> This only works if you allow symbolic links (not recommended).  In recent
> versions of Tomcat, you have to explicitly define symbolic links as being
> "OK"...they are disabled by default.

I didn't realize that...so is there a better (recommended) way to refer
to a directory ouside of the Tomcat context?

Thanks!

Lynn Hollerman.

---Original Message---

> On Thu, 29 May 2003 10:32:02 -0500, Geralyn M Hollerman
> <gmh2441@louisiana.edu> wrote:
> 
> > stephanj wrote:
> >> Is it not possible to create directories to organize your users with
> >> Tomcat?
> >
> > I *think* I understand what you want to do...we needed something
> > similar, so we created a directory outside of the Tomcat context and
> > then, in the /Tomcat/webapps directory, put a symbolic link to that
> > directory outside of Tomcat (call it /New). Now we can access /New by
> > pointing to http://hostname:8080/New - this is along with a similar
> > <Context> statement in server.xml. I hope this is what you had in mind!

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