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Special redirection

Kacem Bel
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Joined: Jan 26, 2011
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Hi everyone,

I'm running a JEE6 application on JBoss AS6, i need to do some URL redirection in such way if a user type :, he will be redirected to the profile of the user with the given "username",

the problem is that when you type the username after the domaine name, JBoss AS is thinking about it as an application context and it gives me a 404 resource not found...

is there any solution in JEE6 to accomplish this need ?

thanks in advance


Kacem Bel
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Joined: Jan 26, 2011
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I can take any suggestions even if it's not in the JEE6
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Sounds like you need to run your web app as the ROOT web app.

Alternatively, if there's an Apache in front of JBoss, this is something that the mod_rewrite module is perfect for.
Kacem Bel
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Joined: Jan 26, 2011
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Hi Ulf Dittmer,

Hmm i see, i think i will go for mod_rewrite, thanks for the tips ;)
I agree. Here's the link:
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