I want to modify my application URL http://localhost:8080/monitor/index.html to just monitor , so that on putting monitor on browser, my application should open. Is there a way to achieve this, can someone suggest the configuration changes which will be required for this.
I assumed that by "friendly URL" you meant being able to use "http://localhost:8080/monitor/" instead of "http://localhost:8080/monitor/index.html". That's what <welcome-file-list> allows you to do, and a web search will quickly find more information about how to do that if you aren't familiar with it. If you meant something else, tell us what that is.
Although it would typically require running Tomcat as a privileged user.
Depending on your browser, you might get it to respond at when you type in "localhost".
You could put an entry in your system's "hosts" file to map www.monitor.com to 127.0.0.1 and thereby use "monitor" as a shortcut URL, providing that your system supports a "hosts" file and that the browser you use is one of the ones that takes a simplified domain name and expands it to add the "www" and ".com" parts.
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