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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Updating a context.xml within a Cluster
Date Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:14:59 GMT
On 14/10/2013 10:01, Michael Martin wrote:
> Hello,
> Hoping someone could help with this...
> I have a tomcat 7.0.32 cluster, which isn't used at all for session
> persistence or load balancing (there is no apache http), but instead
> just for auto-deployments using FarmWarDeployer.
> It currently works, so I add my applications .war file to one, and it
> auto deploys on to all the other instances.
> However, I have been told it should be possible to have the same
> set-up with the context.xml. So if I amend one, it the changes are
> copied to all other instances within the cluster. From the
> documentation, I'm unable to find any mention of this. So I'd just
> like to confirm - is this possible at all, or have I been told
> incorrectly?

I'm not aware of anything like this feature.

You could package the context.xml with the WAR and that should be picked
up through the normal FarmWarDeployer features.

Note that I did test parallel deployment with the FarmWarDeployer so you
should be able to implement fairly seamless upgrades.


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