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Replacing a Web Application without restarting the container

 
Senthil Kumar
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According to the spec,

"A server should be able to replace an application with a new version without
restarting the container. When an application is replaced, the container should provide a robust method for preserving session data within that application."

How do we do this in tomcat.Is this possible in weblogic server
[ September 13, 2006: Message edited by: Senthil Kumar SS ]
 
David Bates
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As far as I know this is optional functionality. Tomcat can't do a "hot deploy", although other containers can.
 
Ulf Dittmer
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The "manager" web app can start/stop/restart/remove individual applications in Tomcat. It's installed under http://localhost:8080/manager/ , but I think (can't quite remember) that it's not enabled by default. Check whether there's a file TOMCAT_HOME/Catalina/localhost/manager.xml

Its documentation is here.
[ September 13, 2006: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
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