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From John Turner <tomcat-u...@johnturner.com>
Subject Re: AW: 2 newbie questions: Apache-tomcat
Date Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:12:03 GMT

Hi -

You're welcome.

web.xml belongs in WEB-INF, not WEB-INF/classes.

John

On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 18:51:01 +0200, Fischer, Ilona 
<Fischer@immobilienscout24.de> wrote:

> John and Ralph: thanks for help! :o)
>
> aliases: in principle-> it works :o) but there was an error on tomcat- 
> start:
> "Missing application web.xml, using defaults only". Our application 
> web.xml
> is located in %docroot%/WEB-INF/classes. Why Tomcat dosn't find them if i
> call the alias? The Rest of the application works fine.....
>
> JkMount: now i understand the whole thing is a little bit better. It's a
> pitty that the documentation is so "sparing of words"
>
> Greeting :o)
> Ilona
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Ralph Einfeldt [mailto:ralph.einfeldt@uptime-isc.de]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 18. Juli 2003 17:26
> An: Tomcat Users List
> Betreff: RE: 2 newbie questions: Apache-tomcat
>
>
>
> If you go this way you you have to be carefull with the alias directive. 
> (If you let tomcat serve everything,
> you don't need the alias, but that's quite uncommon)
>
> If you have static resources that are directly delivered through apache, 
> apache has to alias just this resources, not the the ones that are 
> delivered through tomcat.
> (Otherwise tomcat cant match the url against /help.
>
> Another thing is, that you create a new context for the
> alias. If help is just one part of a webapp this can have
> some impact on the application.
>
> Another option is to use the alias in apache as it is,
> and setup tomcat to match the alias url.
>
> <Context path="/other">
>
> and have a file like
> <AppRoot>/other/directory/help/index.html
>
> Or <Context path="">
> and have a file like
> <AppRoot>/<webapp>/other/directory/help/index.jsp
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Turner [mailto:tomcat-user@johnturner.com]
>> Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 4:53 PM
>> To: Tomcat Users List
>> Subject: Re: 2 newbie questions: Apache-tomcat
>>
>>
>> in server.xml:
>>
>> <Context path="/help" docBase="/other/directory/help">
>> </Context>
>>
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