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Setting Tomcat Envrionmental Variables for CGI Scripts

 
Kevin Rose
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I am looking to write several CGI scripts that use a custom Perl module that writes to a database following our software vendors business logic. The problem I am running into is that to use this perl module there are custom environmental variables that need to be set in order to access and use the module. I am able to get it to work if I set the environmental variables inside the cgi script by adding them to the ENV hash and enclosing them inside a BEGIN block.

I would prefer to not have to do this everytime I write a new cgi script. Is there a way to make it so Tomcat already has these environmental variables set so they are accessable from a cgi script? I have tried changing the parameter "passShellEnvironment" to true and adding these variable to the environment file in /etc/ but it still does not work.

Any ideas?
 
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