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From Ben Souther <bsout...@fwdco.com>
Subject Re: Disable Directory Listing for Specific Apps.
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2004 16:49:23 GMT
This is great,
Thanks Tim.



On Friday 20 February 2004 11:44 am, Tim Funk wrote:
> Just decalre a new default servlet in the local webapp's web.xml. Just be
> sure not to call it default since teh global webapp reserved it.
>
>      <servlet>
>          <servlet-name>mdefault</servlet-name>
>          <servlet-class>
>            org.apache.catalina.servlets.DefaultServlet
>          </servlet-class>
>          <init-param>
>              <param-name>listings</param-name>
>              <param-value>false</param-value>
>          </init-param>
>      </servlet>
>      <servlet-mapping>
>          <servlet-name>mdefault</servlet-name>
>          <url-pattern>/</url-pattern>
>      </servlet-mapping>
>
>
> -Tim
>
> Ben Souther wrote:
> > That would do except that we are allowing customers to create directories
> > and have no guarantee that the welcome file will exist there.
> >
> > It would be nice if we could disable directory listing for the entire app
> > from within the war file.  We have no guarantee that they won't be using
> > the same instance of Tomcat for other apps and we are hoping to avoid
> > walking customers through editing the global web.xml file.
> >
> > It's starting to look like this isn't possible..  :-(
> >
> > On Thursday 19 February 2004 05:44 pm, Parsons Technical Services wrote:
> >>If I understand the notes correctly, if you simply include a welcome file
> >>then TC will not serve up the directory listing. This is also how my
> >> setup acts. It will not show the directory for my app which has an index
> >> file. And the global web.xml is untouched.
> >>
> >>See the notes in the global web.xml and Servlet 2.4 specifications.
> >>
> >>Doug
> >>www.parsonstechnical.com
> >>
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Ben Souther" <bsouther@fwdco.com>
> >>To: "Tomcat Users List" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> >>Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 4:54 PM
> >>Subject: Disable Directory Listing for Specific Apps.
> >>
> >>
> >>Is it possible to disable directory listings for a specific web app as
> >>opposed
> >>to editing the global web.xml file in TOMCAT_HOME/conf/web.xml?
> >>
> >>We would like to ship our app as a war file and don't want require that
> >> our customers make global changes to Tomcat for it to behave properly.
>
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-- 
Ben Souther
F.W. Davison & Company, Inc.



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