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

Andrei Hager
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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
Greenhorn

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

$CATALINA_HOME/conf/EngineName/HostName/context.xml.default

e.g.

/usr/share/tomcat6/conf/Catalina/www.example.com/context.xml.default

 
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