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reading a properties file from the war file

mat buckland
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Joined: Sep 01, 2009
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I have a properties file located in the root of the war file.

How do I read in that properties file when the servet is deployed?

thanks
Ulf Dittmer
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That's what ServletContext.getResourceAsStream is for.

You may want to move the file from the web app root into the WEB-INF directory, though, lest it becomes publicly accessible.


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