On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 11:28 PM, Me Self <wmso...@gmail.com> wrote: > I already tried an empty Context tag and no Context tag, makes no > difference. Catalina.out has not error. I tried setting logging level FINE > to see if there were anything related to how it scans > conf/Catalina/localhost/ but nothing. > > I thing you need to place the web app outside tomcat lets say in /users/myfolder/test And then set docbase path in /conf/Catalina/localhost/test.xml to <Context docBase=" /users/myfolder/test"> and then stop start tomcat.
> On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 12:11 AM, Caldarale, Charles R < > chuck.caldar...@unisys.com> wrote: > > > > From: Me Self [mailto:wmso...@gmail.com] > > > Subject: context doesnt pick up > > > > > When I put the context in server.xml it works fine, but if I put the > same > > > context tag in a xml file under /conf/Catalina/localhost/test.xml then > > > tomcat doesn't pick it up. I would rather want to use the latter. > > > > > The test.xml is > > > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> > > > <Context docBase="/opt/tomcat/webapps/test"> > > > > > What Am I missing? > > > > Reading the doc, which for the docBase attribute states: > > "The value of this field must not be set unless the Context element is > > defined in server.xml or the docBase is not located under the Host's > > appBase." > > > > http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/config/context.html > > > > I suspect that if you examined the logs you would find an error message > > related to deployment of the test webapp. > > > > If all you have in the <Context> element is the docBase and your webapp > is > > located in the <Host>'s appBase directory, you don't need a <Context> > > element at all. > > > > - Chuck > > > > > > THIS COMMUNICATION MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL AND/OR OTHERWISE PROPRIETARY > > MATERIAL and is thus for use only by the intended recipient. If you > > received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the e-mail > and > > its attachments from all computers. > > > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > > To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscr...@tomcat.apache.org > > For additional commands, e-mail: users-h...@tomcat.apache.org > > > > >