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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: URL: Hiding index.jsp
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2003 23:43:36 GMT
Tomcat4 cannot do this by itself. With the help of apache and directory 
indexing - this can be done  with a little tweaking.

Tomcat5 can hide the name of the welcome-file.

-Tim wrote:

> All,
> I am trying to develop a site and wish to hide the default page defined in the welcom-file-list
in the xml from displaying in the address bar of the browser.
> For example:
> If I have a directory called test1 and have an index.jsp defined, I want the user to
only see "/test1" in the address bar of the browser and not "/test1/index.jsp".
> Has anyone come accross this in the past? Can you provide me the details on how I can
accomplish this?

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