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From NBW <>
Subject Re: Using DefaultServlet for directory outside of webapps
Date Mon, 21 Apr 2008 21:43:03 GMT
You could write a simple servlet to serve up these images from any
accessible file system. The URL for it would look something like this:


The the servlet would know what directory to look for images in and handle
streaming them out to the client. That would be a very flexible way of
solving the problem.

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Zengfa Gao <> wrote:

> Hi,
> For our application, we want to list/show a list of
> gif files. Currently we are using DefaultServlet with
> listings=true (web.xml). As the result, we can list
> the names of the file, and open the gif file under the
> our.war directory.
> For security reason, we are trying to list/show gif
> under other directory, not the directory of our.war.
> Is any setting for us to redirectory DefaultServlet to
> look at other defined directory? For example, if we
> put files under /var/opt/ourshare directory, how can
> we do it?
> Thanks a lot!
> Jeff
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