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From Andreas Sommer <andreas.somme...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Auto-deploying WAR file with arbitrary filename, defining the URL context in meta file
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2011 18:00:05 GMT
On 04.03.2011 16:28, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>
>> My problem is that I'd like to auto-deploy a WAR file with a fixed
>> filename "specialfilename.war" (because it includes a special identifier
>> that I need). With Tomcat 6, the WAR filename has to be
>> "my#url#context.war" in order to auto-deploy it to "/my/url/context".
> Don't put your .war file in the <Host>'s appBase directory.  Instead, locate it
outside of Tomcat's directory structure, and create a file conf/Catalina/[host]/my#url#context.xml
containing a <Context> element with a docBase attribute pointing to the location of
specialfilename.war.
>
>  - Chuck
>

That solution works for me, thank you very much.

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