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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Configuring access to an external directory
Date Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:02:31 GMT
Baron Von Awsm wrote:
> Andre
> Thanks very much for your reply.
> Given your reply, would this be an accurate answer to my original question?
> When Tomcat is run with the -security option, the Java Security Manager is
> in effect. From there, configuring the directory access you are after is a
> matter of configuring the Java Security Manager. For Tomcat, the Java
> Security Manager is configured via the catalina.policy file. From there,
> the answers to your questions are not really to do with Tomcat, but to do
> with understanding the Java Security Manager.
> <<<
> Would that be an accurate answer? I ask to gain clarity and for no other
> reason.

You can get more clarity, and a much more detailed overview in the Tomcat on-line 
documentation, at

See item 7)

which perusal would have saved you much typing.

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