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From "Allistair Crossley" <Allistair.Cross...@QAS.com>
Subject RE: webapps ROOT folder significance
Date Sat, 04 Dec 2004 19:34:50 GMT
What Remy means is that you need to *create* a new file called ROOT.xml and place it in tomcat/conf/Catalina/localhost
(it's not there by default)
 
In that file, add
 
<Context docBase="ROOT" />
 
Also check out how you can further configure this Context at
 
http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/tomcat-5.5-doc/config/context.html
 
E.g
 
<Context docBase="ROOT" reloadable="true" />
 
or even nested elements inside
 
<Context docBase="ROOT">
  <Resource ... />
</Context>

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com] 
	Sent: Sat 04/12/2004 19:20 
	To: Tomcat Users List 
	Cc: 
	Subject: Re: webapps ROOT folder significance
	
	

	At 09:46 AM 12/4/2004 -0800, you wrote:
	 >Remy you really confused me.  Can you elaborate a little more please ?
	 >
	 >What root.xml file in webapps\ROOT folder ?
	 >
	 >or jakarta-tomcat-5.5.3\conf\Catalina\localhost folder ?
	 >
	 >Do you mean a context.xml file in the catalnia\locahost folder ?
	 >
	
	Yep.  But make sure the file name is ROOT.xml, not root.xml.
	
	Jake
	
	 >Please clarify.
	 >
	 >-Narahari
	 >
	 >
	 >Remy Maucherat <remy.maucherat@gmail.com> wrote:
	 >On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 16:25:59 -0000, Allistair Crossley
	 >wrote:
	 >> In versions prior to 5.5, you could make your own webapp the root context
	 >by using an empty path attribute on the Context for your web application.
	 >However, in 5.5 you cannot do this and *must* use the ROOT folder for your
	 >web application *if* you want the web application accessible from
	 >http://server:8080
	 >>
	 >> I would be interested also to hear from the dev team, why a user cannot
	 >package a web application with a webapp folder they desire and deploy this
	 >as root. Afterall, is forcing the webapp folder name not binding the user to
	 >Tomcat?
	 >
	 >Yes, this is all part of a grand plan to tie users to Tomcat, and take
	 >over the world. Call Austin for help, it's the only hope for mankind.
	 >
	 >Actual solution: write a ROOT.xml file pointing to whatever docBase
	 >you want for your webapp (outside of the host appBase), like:
	 >
	 >
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