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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Deploy xyz.war as context path as / accessible by http://localhost:8080/ instead of http://localhost/xyz
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 11:18:43 GMT
Pid wrote:
> On 18/08/2010 11:24, Gautam wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to Tomcat world and I am working on Tomcat 6.X on Solaris 10. C
>> I want your help to figure out way to make an application war deploy
>> with root context. I.e An app xyz.war is accessible by
>> http://localhost:8080/ instead of http://localhost/xyz
>> The current war file is named xyz.war, it's META-INF/context.xml has
>> entries for jdbc resources etc. At the moment I have been softlinking
>> webapps/ROOT -> to /some/path/to/war/xyz and using it.
>> But now due to some change, I need deploy xyz.war directly into webapps/
>> but with root context and not use this softlinking method.
>> I tried to add 
>> conf/Catalina/localhost/xyz.xml and add path="" but that did not help.
>> Pls advice.
> Rename the file, ROOT.war.  Note: capitals matter.
And there is a detailed explanation here:

That is for http://localhost/
For the ":8080" bit, that is your HTTP <Connector> in conf/server.xml

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