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From Anna Nhan <an...@opnet.com>
Subject Re: other ways to change the Connector element in server.xml?
Date Wed, 02 Jan 2008 21:46:02 GMT
Thanks Rainer!

I will try out your advice right away.

Anna

At 04:37 PM 1/2/2008, you wrote:
>Hi Anna,
>
>Anna Nhan schrieb:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there a way to change the Connector element in server.xml without
> > manually editing the file?  Could we, for example, change the
> > CATALINA_OPTS line using a script or C code to choose whether to use
> > HTTP or HTTPS,  the file path to the keystore and keystore password,
> > and whether or not the server should require client authentication?
>
>Starting with TC 5.0 you can use system properties in server.xml, which
>you can set during startup as commandline arguments
>(-Dname.of.the.property=value).
>
>You refer to a system property in server.xml with ${name.of.the.property}.
>
>If you don't like a very long command line, you can also set system
>properties by adding them to catalina.properties (e.g. the startup
>script could concatenate a master catalina.properties with additional
>lines coming out of the script).
>
>Those ideas don't really help for passwords though (i.e. they don't get
>more secret by this).
>
> > Thanks,
> > Anna
>
>Regards,
>
>Rainer
>
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