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How to move or relocate a Context.

The MovedContextHandler may be used to relocate or redirect a context that has changed context path and/or virtual hosts.

You can configure it to permanently redirect the old url to the new url. Jetty sends a Http Status code of 301 to the browser with the new url. Alternatively, you can make it non-permanent, in which case Jetty sends a 302 Http Status code along with the new url.

In addition, like any other context, you can configure a list of virtual hosts, meaning that this context will only respond to requests with to one of the listed host names.

The sample context configuration below redirects the /foo context to / with a permanent redirection, while preserving pathinfo and query strings. This file would be put into $JETTY_HOME/contexts directory:

move-my-context.xml

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