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Migrating from GlassFish to Tomcat 7

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I have a GWT application which currently is running on GlassFish 3.x. I want to migrate to Tomcat 7. Previously, I would store properties that the GWT application could retrieve by org.apache.commons.configuration.SystemConfiguration. I would put these settings in my domain.xml for GlassFish. What is the Tomcat equivalent? I tried putting settings under my WEB-INFweb.xml file as context-paramsection. However, my GWT application cannot see them still.

Where should I put settings that can be read by calling org.apache.commons.configuration.SystemConfiguration from my GWT app from Tomcat?

posted Aug 22, 2013 by Anderson

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  1. Looks like this class is loading items from system properties.
  2. You'd want to add system properties in "$CATALINA_BASE/bin/setenv.sh". Note this file doesn't exist by default, you'll need to create it.
    Ex:
    CATALINA_OPTs="-Dmy.property.1=xyz -Dmy.property.2=abc"
answer Aug 22, 2013 by Seema Siddique
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