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Niklas Rosencrantz
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How do we define an index action with struts? The following is only action for /.do


How do we create the struts action for the root context?
Thank you
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Merrill Higginson
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Sorry, but creating an action mapping with a path of "/" isn't going to work.

In order to provide a "welcome" file for your application, you must rely on the standard method of specifying a file in the <welcome-file-list> stanza of your web.xml file. Unfortunately, it's not possible to specify an action in this list. Example:

However, if you wish to go immediately to a Struts action, your index.jsp file could consist of only the following lines:

Then provide an action such as:

[ April 05, 2008: Message edited by: Merrill Higginson ]

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Niklas Rosencrantz
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Thank you for your informative answers. For the time I keep it simple and keep serving root context from apache httpd and not tomcat until I understand the configurations and mod_jk completely. The rest is Struts 1.3.9 built with Netbeans.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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