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Stephan van Hulst
choosing my own webapp instead of ROOT on 5.5
posted 12 years ago
On 5.0 i simply changed path in the context element in ROOT.xml under tomcat/conf/catalina/localhost/ROOT.xml to "/ROOT" and similarly in ...myWebApp.xml i changed the path property to "";
That way the webapp activated by an empty
as context path in the accessing url was myWebApp
not the default ROOT webapp.
On 5.5 this doesn't work anymore. Can anyone help me on this?
Also I wonder, what is the preferred way of dealing with this, is it to just put your default webapp in the ROOT directory, or to make it work by configuring
Thanks in advance!
It is sorta covered in the
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