File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Tomcat and the fly likes Register a resource (database) in Tomcat. Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » Tomcat
Bookmark "Register a resource (database) in Tomcat." Watch "Register a resource (database) in Tomcat." New topic
Author

Register a resource (database) in Tomcat.

Dmitry Zhuravlev
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 14, 2010
Posts: 91
Gentlemen, need help with registering Tomcat resources.

My task is to deploy a Java CMS named dotCMS on remote Tomcat server. This CMS is already running on local server, but a problem is that dotCMS by default uses ROOT.xml file located in tomcat\conf\Catalina\localhost to register a database connection with Resource tag. I cannot change ROOT.xml on hosting server, and also I suppose its better to place resource definitions in special context.xml file for each application deployed. Thats why I copied Resource tag into the context.xml located in webapps/myApp/META-INF and removed the ROOT.xml file. Unfortunately this helped me not: my application failed to start.

Where I went wrong?
May be I need to change some other tomcat settings?
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
 
subject: Register a resource (database) in Tomcat.
 
Similar Threads
JAMon and DataSources
DB connection pool per webapp if defined in context.xml?
tomcat connection pooling
can anybody tell me if dotcms provides web services?
How to set default "Context Root" for all urls in the webapp?