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From Ben Souther <>
Subject RE: deploy war file
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2004 20:24:28 GMT
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But before you do that, open TOMCAT_HOME/conf/tomcat-users.xml
and add a username/password with manager role.

On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 15:20, Scott Purcell wrote:
> Thanks Wendy for the response.
> I have removed the full directory structure under my merchant.jar so (merchant) directory
and restarted, but it did not work either.  I am not familiar with the manager app, I would
like to try that. I looked under programs but do not seen an entry for it. Do I call it from
the cmd line?
> Thanks,
> Scott
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy Smoak []
> Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 2:05 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: deploy war file
> From: "Scott Purcell" <>
> > Anyway, I am beginning to create a .war file for the code, using ant. I
> have read the docs, and it seems easy that
> > one should put the .war file under the webapps directory and restart the
> server. I do this, but get no luck.
> IME, Tomcat will not auto-expand the .war file if the directory structure
> already exists.  I use the Manager app to remove the existing webapp, (which
> deletes the .war file and the directory structure,) then deploy the new .war
> file, which expands and starts.

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