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From Marquardt Angela <>
Subject AW: Content Management in integrated iPlanet/Tomcat
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2003 10:57:46 GMT

In case AutoConfig is that feature that Tomcat suggests obj.conf entries : this one finally
got generated in /conf/auto/obj.conf and it is good for handing whole directories over and
hiding WEB-INF, but how can it help in this special problem?

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Von: Bill Barker []
Gesendet am: Montag, 30. Juni 2003 11:52
Betreff: Re: Content Management in integrated iPlanet/Tomcat

Have you tried using the AutoConfig?

"Marquardt Angela" <> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I have a problem mapping JSP content from iPlanet to Tomcat, due to
"historical" content distribution in different directories. It is not
possible to generate war files and deploy those.
> This is my setup:
> Tomcat is installed in /opt/Tomcat and looks for content relative to the
install dir.
> With a context description it is possible to map the webapps directory to
a different path, f.e. webapps_addon, but still this has to be under the
install dir.
> Now, there is content in a /content directory as well as in /content1.
> JSP Files, which have to be processed by the Tomcat Engine, are located in
both, and JSPs in f.e. /content/tools use files in /content/images or
> 1. A link from /opt/Tomcat/webapps/tools to /content/tools did not work
and generates 404 error.
> 2. Copying /content/tools, /content/images, /content/dhtml ...  to
/opt/Tomcat/webapps hands over more content than possible to Tomcat Servlet
> 3. Installing Tomcat in /content would prevent JSPs in /content1 from
being executed.
> Which possibilities are there to configure that? Any hint will be
> Cheers, Angela

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