Inside the default-web.xml, there is already a mime definition for 'ico', which is
so i left it, and i added the type that you provided. then i put the favicon.ico under the context-root of my application, then restarted the server, but no change also... maybe am missing something else?
about the log file, at which log file should i look? i tried the default server.log but nothing inside referencing a missing ico image...
I was using Firefox for testing, and i don't know if there is a special configuration or issue with favicon on Firefox, but what i know, that after testing your suggestion using google chrome, i find it well working...
subject: How to change glassfish application server default browser icon?