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Uppercase / Lowercase URLs

Kristian Breifossmo

Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 9
I'm not sure what to search for finding a solution to my problem so excuse me if an answer for my question exists elsewhere in this forum.

I have two urls which should do the same:


As you can see the only difference is the upper/lowercase character in "test".

How would I configure Tomcat to treat these the same?

Any help appreciated!

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Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

You can't.
Tomcat was written to adhere to the HTTP spec in which it states that URIs are to be case sensitive.

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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You'd have to create two mappings that point to the same servlet.

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Fedor Smirnoff
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Joined: Apr 21, 2003
Posts: 45
You can also try URL rewriting with Apache
Julie Chen

Joined: Jun 24, 2005
Posts: 2
because the file name is case sensitive.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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