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From "Anoop kumar V" <>
Subject Re: installing a web application on apache tomcat
Date Sat, 13 Jan 2007 17:10:23 GMT
I would suggest that you check out the samples that come installed with

Also - in tomcat all that matters is that you drop a war file (or a
directory) containing required files according to the J2ee specs into the
webapps directory.

So it would be something like this:

+ your-web-app

And your-web-app will contain at a minimum these files:


You dont really have to put a context if you can drop the web archive (war)
in the webapps folder.


On 1/13/07, archana acharya <> wrote:
> hello all,
> I am Archana Acharya, I am pursuing with final year BCA in India.As a
> part of my final term project I am required to install a web
> application in apache tomcat, by reading the  documentation provided i
> understood that i have to set the context (specify the path) in a file
> called web.xml which is local to the application.I have
> previously worked on the basic installation and configuration of httpd
> (apache)server.
> I would be gratefull if someone could explain to me the step by step
> procedure for installing web applications on apache tomcat.I am
> currently using tomcat5.
> You can also mail me at my mail
> Thanking you
> Yours faithfully
> Archana Acharya
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Thanks and best regards,

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