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From David Kerber <>
Subject Re: How to reload web app from java program?
Date Sun, 04 May 2008 02:02:17 GMT
David Smith wrote:
> Don't think so.  The next best things are a) using the manager webapp 
> to reload or b) design the webapp to reload local config information 
> itself.  The only down side to (b) is it can't work on resources 
> defined in tomcat configs like database pools.
Couldn't you call an external batch file that stopped and then restarted 
Tomcat?  Like calling a windows .cmd file that issued NET STOP and NET 
START commands?  That's not exactly the application itself doing the 
restart, but it's probably close enough for most purposes.


> --David
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> is there any way to reload deployed application from the application 
>> itself?
>> I suppose there must be an API to do that.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Milos Kovacevic

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