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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: Help root context problem!!!
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2003 20:04:19 GMT

Post the relevant sections of your server.xml.  All you had to do is
make path="" in your Context declaration.

Yoav Shapira
Millennium ChemInformatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 3:41 PM
>Subject: Help root context problem!!!
>I'm having caching problems with Tomcat. Here's what I'm trying to do.
>have an app under the mapping of /PageWorks. In the context I have a
>index.jsp that does a jsp:forward to a servlet that handles the
>So to access the app you have to type http://myserver/PageWorks and it
>works. But, I want user to be able to type http://myserver and the
>/PageWorks/index.jsp with respond. So to do this I change the context
>the server.xml file to point to PageWorks instead of ROOT. This also
>worked like I wanted, but the index.jsp is loaded from the /PageWorks
>once. Then from there on it sends the old content every time. The
>that this jsp is forwarding to changes and so does the jsp, but the
>http://myserver always returns the old. If you access the servlet or
>using there full http://myserver/PageWorks path you get the new content
>every time. I've tried all the client side cache tricks, but I know for
>sure it's the server that's caching it. How can I get this to stop?
>Thank You,
>Justin A. Stanczak
>Web Manager
>Shake Learning Resource Center
>Vincennes University

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