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Tomcat-6: Per-virtual-host environment stuff?

Andrei Hager

Joined: Mar 06, 2007
Posts: 10
I'm trying to make a simple string (path to an important file) available to all webapps on a given virtual-host via server.xml. Here's an example of what does NOT work, but comes close:

The problem is that The "default context" only applies to stuff in the ROOT folder, but not any other webapps. What I really want is to be able to set an <Environment> value (or something equivalent) which is visible by all webapps under the <Host>.

Any suggestions?
Andrei Hager

Joined: Mar 06, 2007
Posts: 10
Answer: You can do a per-host context by putting XML in:




I agree. Here's the link:
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