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From Ben Souther <bsout...@fwdco.com>
Subject Re: Mapping URLs to directories outside of a webapp.
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2004 15:22:56 GMT
We're using tomcat as a standalone.
Thank you though.


On Thursday 19 February 2004 10:19 am, rsequeira@transentric.com wrote:
> If you are using Apache, you could use the Alias directive.
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> RS
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>                       Ben Souther
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>                       02/19/2004 09:09         Subject:  Mapping URLs to
> directories outside of a webapp. AM
>                       Please respond to
>                       "Tomcat Users
>                       List"
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> Is it possible to map a URL to a directory outside of a webapps's context?
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> Our app has one directory that our customers use to store and display their
>
> own static webpages.  It would be useful to us to be able to keep that
> directory outside of the webapp's dir structure.  Sort of a 'virtual
> directory'  within a webapp.
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> This would allow users to upgrade our app by simply deleting the exiting
> war
> and redeploying with the newer version. They wouldn't have to worry about
> mobving thier pages out and then back in after the re-deploy.
>
> We have customers running both *nix and windows so we can't rely on
> symlinks
> for this.
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> Thank you

-- 
Ben Souther
F.W. Davison & Company, Inc.



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