> /*** There are actually two options for controlling HTML access, and the > key is whether the "file serving servlet" has been configured for the web > application containing that the HTML page. If the containing web > application does not have the file serving servlet configured, then the > HTTP webserver is charge of serving the HTML page. If the file serving > servlet is configured, then the HTTP webserver's plugin code will send the > http request to the WebSphere's servlet engine, which in turn will locate > the HTML page and return it back to the HTTP webserver. WebSphere > "default" web application does not have the file serving servlet > configured, so I am suspecting it was this web application that you have > been working with. When the file serving servlet is configured, then the > HTML pages must be placed alongside the JSPs in the web app's document > root. (Only one document root is allowed per web app.) I think the > primary tradeoff here is speed vs. organization: it is better > performancewise to have the HTTP webserver serve static HTML than to send > the request to an out-of-process servlet engine. But if you have a bunch > of web app's, you can organize your HTML files into each web > app's document > root - it is better for your sanity. > ***/ I've looked all over the adminconsole, and I don't see where I can configure a file serving servlet. Not only that, I'm not sure I understand how an HTML page is "contained" in an application. When an HTTP request for a URL comes in on a given port, who determines that requests on that port are supposed to go to a file serving servlet, and which one? +--- | This is the JAVA/400 Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to JAVA400-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to JAVA400-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to JAVA400-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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