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Changing the default jsp page

David McCombs
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Joined: Oct 17, 2006
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I am trying to change the default page when www.mywebsite.com is sent from a browser. The file I want it to point to is under TOMCAT HOME/webapps/welcome/index.jsp

In the server web.xml file under conf, I changed the <welcome-file> entry for jsp to /welcome/index.jsp and didn't work, and tried welcome/index.jsp and also failed. Is there another line I need to edit? Thanks


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Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Change your app's name to ROOT and replace the current ROOT app (which shipped with Tomcat) with it.


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