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I want to read an XMl file that is placed somewhere in the web-root/WEB-INF/ folder in the deployed war on the server.
How can I read the file from here by dynamically getting the complete file path??
 
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Look at the api for the javax.servlet.ServletContext interface.
With a ServletContext there are several possibilities - getResourceAsStream is popular or you can getRealPath to get an absolute path String.
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thanks a lot for the help
 
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