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  • Configuring a root context for Tomcat

    Can someone give me an example of how to assign a webapp to the root context for Tomcat? I created a fragment bundle containing a conf/server.xml file, but I am not sure what to set appBase in the Host element and the docBase in the Context element. (I know how to do it if I were running tomcat in standalone mode.)

    I have Tomcat running in equinox with spring osgi web extender.

    Thanks.

  • #2
    Nevermind I found it. Set Web-ContextPath in the bundle manifest.

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    • #3
      More info...

      Our load balancer pings our OSGi/Tomcat/Spring-DM based servlet with context path /. Tomcat is returning an error because in the embedded tomcat there is not default webapp. I need to somehow configure Tomcat to respond to this request. This seem very similar to what you were trying to do.

      Can you give me a little more detail? What are the steps you took to get Tomcat to respond to /.

      Thanks,
      Michael-

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      • #4
        If you put, the following in the manifest file of your war:

        Web-ContextPath: /

        then when spring-osgi deploys your war file to tomcat, it will set the base context to this value. You can look in the spring-osgi documentation, section 8.4 table 8-1 in the default behavior column for the contextPathStrategy bean for a description of what spring-osgi does if Web-ContextPath is not present.

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        • #5
          In case you haven't found it already, the link is here.

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