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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Question about exploded war archive and running application
Date Sun, 17 Apr 2011 17:15:51 GMT
Julien Martin wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a running web application in production under Tomcat. I would like to
> alter one of the configuration files (ehcache.xml) of the exploded war
> archive and restart tomcat without uploading a new war.
> My question is: if I restart Tomcat will it redeploy the original war - in
> which case my new configuration will be overwritten - or will Tomcat use the
> already exploded war and read my altered configuration file?
If you stop and start tomcat, I think it may do so (but don't take my word for it).
But if you use the Tomcat Manager, and just stop and restart /your application/, then it 
probably will not.

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