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From Ken Bowen <kbo...@als.com>
Subject Re: quick or easy re-direct
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 15:23:57 GMT
Another option I've been learning to use (it has both forward and 
redirect capabilities) is:

http://tuckey.org/urlrewrite/

--Ken

Pid wrote:
> dave slimmon wrote:
>   
>> RE: Does the URL for the page change or is it consistent?
>>
>>     
>>>> Hey there, thanks for writing.  The URL is consistent.  In fact, I've
>>>>         
>> come to discover that it's really everything under a specific directory that
>> I would like to re-direct.   So, to modify my previous example, we would
>> like everything under:
>>
>> http://foo/SomeWebapp/SomeDirectory/SomeSubDirectory
>>
>> To forward or redirect to:
>>
>> http://foo/SomeWebapp
>>     
>
> You could use a Servlet Filter, with the url-pattern mapped to the path
> you want.  Inside the filter, just execute a redirect to you preferred
> URL.  The Filters are processed before requests to the application or
> filesystem.
>
> p
>
>
>   
>> It's not something we want to do permanently.  It's really just something we
>> need to do somewhat urgently for a short period of time...probably a few
>> weeks.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Davey
>>
>> On 10/2/07, Pid <p@pidster.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> dave slimmon wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Morning folks...
>>>>
>>>> I'm new to Tomcat 6.x and would appreciate any advice.
>>>>
>>>> We have a dynamically-generated page pretty deep in our site which, long
>>>> story short, we do not wish to modify or alter in any way.  However, we
>>>> would like any requests for that page to re-direct / forward to the
>>>>         
>>> front
>>>       
>>>> door of the site.
>>>>
>>>> So for example, when a user hits the following URL:
>>>>
>>>> http://Foo/SomeWebapp/SomeDirectory/SomeDynamicPage/SomePageId
>>>>         
>>> Does the URL for the page change or is it consistent?
>>>
>>> p
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>> They would immediately be sent to:
>>>>
>>>> http://Foo/SomeWebapp/
>>>>
>>>> It seems like there must be a really easy way to do this from the Tomcat
>>>> Admin console somewhere, but I can't spot it and nothing in the official
>>>> docs I've read so far leap out at me.  I'd appreciate any guidance here.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> daveykorma@gmail.com
>>>>
>>>>         
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