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Rob Deer

Joined: Jan 10, 2005
Posts: 17
I want to put my index.jsp in this directory. /home/www
How should server.xml be setup? I keep getting 404 error or a blank page.

<Host name="localhost" appBase="/home/www"
unpackWARs="true" autoDeploy="true"
xmlValidation="false" xmlNamespaceAware="false">
<Context path="" docBase="/home/www" reloadable="true" />

tried a ton of configs. still don't work.
Scott Dunbar
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Joined: Sep 23, 2004
Posts: 245
What do your error logs say? I'm guessing that the context couldn't be started for some reason. I usually have something more like:

note that the docBase of the Context is not a full path name. This just means that it inherits from the parent Host element.

Also, remember that you are creating web apps. You will want to have at least a WEB-INF directory with a valid web.xml. A really short web.xml would be something like:

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