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Restarting ServletContext from within Servlet

J.H.B. Oosterlaar
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Joined: Sep 12, 2002
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Is there a way to restart or re-initialize the ServletContext/webapplication from within the Servlet itself?
Thanks and cheers,
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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Tomcat 4 has a manager application that will let you do that to a running Tomcat without disturbing other web applications but I don't think there is any call you can make from within the servlet itself. In the online Tomcat documentation go to the Manager App HOW-TO.
[ June 13, 2003: Message edited by: William Brogden ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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