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web.xml vs sun-web.xml

Lucas Smith
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What is the difference between those two? I know web.xml but I do not know sun-web.xml.

Freddy Wong
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sun-web.xml is a specific configuration file for GlassFish. For example, things like context-root is defined in sun-web.xml because there is no way you can define it in web.xml.

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