Removing the 'crowd' Context from the Application URL
For many different reasons, when using the Crowd distribution (not EAR-WAR), you may want to access the Crowd console using
. In order to remove the /crowd part from the URL, you can take the following steps:
IMPORTANT: Before doing these changes in your production environment, please make sure that they will work in a test instance first.
<Crowd-Install>/build.propertiesand make sure that variable crowd.url is set to the following:
<Crowd-Home-Directory>/crowd.propertiesfile, make sure that the crowd.server.url and application.login.url URLs do not contain the /crowd part.
<Crowd-Install>/apache-tomcat/conf/server.xmlfile to have the following Host section configuration:
- Rename the
crowdbackup.xmlto prevent Tomcat from loading the
- Run Crowd and access
. You will be automatically redirected to the Crowd server console page.
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