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From Bob DeRemer <bob.dere...@thingworx.com>
Subject RE: META-INF/Context.xml path question
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:17:17 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Thomas [mailto:markt@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, January 13, 2014 3:16 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: META-INF/Context.xml path question
> 
> On 13/01/2014 17:38, Bob DeRemer wrote:
> > We're trying to determine if it's possible to build a WAR with an
> > embedded META-INF/Context.xml
> 
> It is context.xml, not Context.xml. Case matters.
> 
> > that defines the webapp path to be
> > different then the WAR file name.
> 
> No, it is not possible to do this.
> 
> >   Let's say we have
> > AppServer-<version>.war, but we want to access it as:
> > http://<host>/Server.   In addition, we want to support
> > uploading/installing the WAR both from the Manager app as well as
> > using ftp/command-line to copy the WAR and restart Tomcat.  This way,
> > it's pretty much automatic without editing/creating additional XML
> > files.
> >
> > If this works, then we can have identifiable WAR files, but with a
> > common/standard webapp path.
> 
> The way to have identifiable WARs is to use the version element of the
> filename. For example, server##1.0.15.war will be auto-deployed with a
> context path of /server. The version tag can be pretty much anything you like as
> long as the file name is valid. You don't have to be using parallel deployment to
> make use of it.

version syntax works great, thx

> 
> > We have reviewed the docs and the only approach that has worked for us
> > is adding a separate Context element to the <Tomcat>/conf/Server.xml
> > file.
> 
> It is server.xml. Again, case matters.
> 
> Mark
> 
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