Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 Postinstallation Guide

Specifying a Bootstrap File in a Different Directory

If you prefer, you can specify that the bootstrap file be created in a directory other than the user's home directory.

ProcedureTo Specify a Bootstrap File in a Different Directory:

  1. Create a staging area for the Access Manager WAR file (amserver.war) on the host server. For example: /amwar.

  2. Extract all files from the amserver.war file in the staging area. For example:

    # cd /amwar
    # jar -xvf zip_root/applications/jdk15/amserver.war

    Where zip_root is the directory where you unzipped the Access Manager 7.1 WAR file.

  3. Add the following entry to the WEB-INF/web.xml file:


    Where user_defined_directory is the new location of the bootstrap file.

  4. Create a new amserver.war file. For example:

    # mkdir ../newamwar
    # jar -cvf ../newamwar/amserver.war *
  5. Deploy the new Access Manager WAR file.

    In this example, if user_defined_directory is programs, the location of the bootstrap file would be: