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guptabandhu roy
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Joined: Mar 22, 2008
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hi guys i am new to java ranch and just had a few questions :-
i am using tomcat for hosting my own web pages
1>i wanted to know how to deploy cgi programs using c (or any other language) in tomcat
2>the default base for tomcat is the ROOT directory ...how do i change it to a folder of by own ?
Ulf Dittmer
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

Tomcat can't run CGI code in languages other than Java (in which they're called servlets). You'll need to use Apache httpd for this.


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Ben Souther
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Slight correction.
There is a CGI servlet that ships with Tomcat but it probably isn't your best bet for running CGI apps. If I needed to run both server side Java and CGI apps from the same domain, I'd look at other options, such as connecting Tomcat to the Apache Web Server.


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