What is jetty-env.xml?
jetty-env.xml file is an optional file that you can place in your webapp's
WEB-INF directory to configure JNDI resources specifically for that webapp.
The syntax of the file is the same as for the jetty-web.xml file.
At startup, jetty will automatically look for a file of this name in the webapp's
WEB-INF directory, and set up the webapp's naming environment so that naming references in the
WEB-INF/web.xml file can be resolved from the information in the
WEB-INF/jetty-env.xml file (along with any global naming resources defined in a
jetty.xml startup file.
Here is an example:
There is more information and examples in the section on JNDI.