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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: webapps/ROOT
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2006 17:11:17 GMT
> From: chadmichael@excite.com [mailto:chadmichael@excite.com] 
> Subject: webapps/ROOT 
> 
> a) what is the standard purpose and use of the 
> webapps/ROOT context

It's the default application for the host.

> b) why would someone want to deploy their app to this location

So that end users can use just the host name, and don't have to know an
app name.

> c) what are the consequences of such a deployment? any?

Loss of the standard Tomcat welcome page is about it.

This is the recommended way of deploying the default app for a given
host.

 - Chuck


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