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From Andrew Shirk <sh...@ncsa.uiuc.edu>
Subject RE: Tomcat's Ant Tasks [Install]
Date Thu, 22 Jan 2004 22:02:59 GMT
The context file has to be named context.xml.

At 03:54 PM 1/22/2004, you wrote:
>What does the name of the context file have to be?  The Tomcat 5 deploy
>task is automatically looking for "META-INF/context.xml".  Will this
>name work?  Or does the file need the same name as the context?
>
>Rob Abernethy
>Dynamic Edge, Inc.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Andrew Shirk [mailto:shirk@ncsa.uiuc.edu]
>Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 3:22 PM
>To: Tomcat Users List
>Cc: Robert D. Abernethy IV
>Subject: RE: Tomcat's Ant Tasks [Install]
>Importance: Low
>
>At 12:47 PM 1/22/2004, you wrote:
> >Are you using Tomcat 4 or Tomcat 5?  For Tomcat 5, the deploy task
>works
> >great.  However, for Tomcat 4, I have found there is no "perfect"
> >solution.  The install task for Tomcat 4 is for installing web
> >applications found on the same server as Tomcat.  The deploy task for
> >Tomcat 4 is for installing web applications to a remote Tomcat server,
> >but it does not have a "config" parameter.  Therefore you cannot
>install
> >a web application remotely using a context file.
>
>Sure you can. Just put in META-INF and use the deploy task.
>
> >I have found the best method is to copy the WAR file and the context
> >file to the same server that Tomcat is running on and then use the
> >install task.
> >
> ><scp file="${web.home}/META-INF/context.xml"
> >
> >todir=${server.username}@${server.hostname}:${catalina.home}/webapps/${
>a
> >pp.name}.xml
> >         port="${scp.port}"
> >         password="${server.password}"
> >         trust="true"/>
> >
> ><scp file="${dist.home}/${app.name}-${app.version}.war"
> >
> >todir="${server.username}@${server.hostname}:${catalina.home}/webapps/$
>{
> >app.name}.war"
> >         port="${scp.port}"
> >         password="${server.password}"
> >         trust="true"/>
> >
> ><install url="${manager.url}"
> >         username="${manager.username}"
> >         password="${manager.password}"
> >         path="${app.path}"
> >         config="file:${catalina.home}/webapps/${app.name}.xml
> >         war="${app.name}.war"/>
> >
> >
> >Rob Abernethy
> >Dynamic Edge, Inc.
>
>
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