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From Mark Eggers <its_toas...@yahoo.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Fwd:
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:13:10 GMT
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Yuval,

On 11/11/2015 7:06 AM, Yuval Schwartz wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am using tomcat 8.0.22.0. My Catalina_Home is set to "C:\tomcat".
>  IDE: Netbeans. Language: Java.
> 
> For some reason, when I deploy a web application in Netbeans that
> has the name "applicationName" and context path: "/applicationName"
> I do not see the application in the c:\tomcat\webapps folder. Can
> someone help me figure out what is not configured correctly? All I
> see is 4 folders "docs, examples, host-manager, manager."
> Interestingly, if I undeploy one of these 4 folders in netbeans,
> then this change is reflected immediately in path c:\tomcat\webapps
> (ie: I see 3 folders). However, as I said, deploying
> "applicationName" does not result in the folder being available in
> c:\tomcat\webapps (as it should).
> 
> The whole reason I got into this was because I stopped seeing the 
> tomcat favicon in my application all of a sudden (I suspect because
> I changed the context path from "/applicationName" to "/"). Now I
> would like to see the favicon and would like to understand why I am
> not seeing the deployed application where I should.
> 
> My application is deployed successfully and runs fine (I just
> don't see it in c:\tomcat\webapps).
> 
> Thank you.
> 

This is due to how NetBeans deploys to Tomcat. NetBeans creates a
config.xml file and copies it to
%CATALINA_BASE%\conf\Catalina\localhost\appname.xml

Inside the appname.xml, there's a docBase that points to where you
built your application (for me it's ProjectName\target\artifact-id).

This then makes use of Tomcat's default configuration to trigger
reloads of your web application when certain resources are changed.

Here's a link on how that deployment works:

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/manager-howto.html

Look for Deploy using a Context configuration ".xml" file.

. . . just my two cents
/mde/
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