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From "vibhuti" <vibhuti.gu...@thePSI.com>
Subject RE: Setting context in tomcat6
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2008 13:46:34 GMT
Thanks a lot for the prompt reply. I have tried doing that but in that case
I will not be able to access my application using URL
http://localhost:8080/myapp/, I'll just be able to access it using
http://localhost:8080/
I want the users of my web application to be able to access it using both
the URLs. This is the requirement of our project.

Thanks
Vibhuti

-----Original Message-----
From: David Smith [mailto:dns4@cornell.edu] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 6:44 PM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: Setting context in tomcat6

Rename your app ROOT (case is important here) and it will become the 
default webapp. 

--David

vibhuti wrote:
> Hi
>
>  
>
> I've been trying to set my application as default application using
tomcat6
> but none of the approaches I tried  worked. 
>
>  
>
> First, I created a file <app-name>.xml in /tomcat/conf/Catalina/localhost
> folder but this did not make my application default. It worked on tomcat5
> but not on tomcat6. Following are the entries of my myapp.xml file:
>
>  
>
> <Context path="" debug="0" privileged="true" docbase="/myapp" />
>
>  
>
> I want to access my application as: http://localhost:8080/ instead of
> http://localhost:8080/myapp
>
>  
>
> Second, I tried creating context.xml in /webapps/myapp/META-INF folder
with
> same contents as given above but that didn't work.
>
>  
>
> It is written in tomcat docs that the <Context> tag should not be used in
> server.xml, but adding the tag to server.xml seemed the only solution.
Also,
> when I added <Context> tag to server.xml it worked but the context seemed
to
> be loaded twice by tomcat.
>
>  
>
> Is there any alternative to adding <context> tag to server.xml file?  Why
is
> it not advisable to add the <context> tag in server.xml?
>
>  
>
> Please provide a workaround for this. It is urgent.
>
>  
>
> Thanks
>
>  
>
>
>   


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