Writing a file in Tomcat

If you attempt to write a file from your servlet, you need to specify where the file will be. Since the file will actually be written by the Tomcat server, the place is determined by teh Tomcat configuration file. At JCT the files will be written in the directory:


The owner of the file will be the user tomcat. Therefore, the only way to modify the files there is through your servlet.

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