How to configure a JNDI ressource in the web.xml file

Hi,
does someone know if there is a way to configure a JNDI ressource with its parameters only in the web.xml file ?
In my case, the JNDI ressouce is an oracle database an its conenction paramters: driverClassName, username, password, etc...
Actually, I put everything in the configuration file of Tomcat but I would like my war file to be 100% independent of the application server.
Thanks in advance.
Fred.

I wrestled with this for a long time. I may have done something wrong, but to get my mySQL JDNI reference to work, I had to add it to the server.xml file. You can try with web.xml, but I eventually just got frustrated and put it in server.xml.
The following is between two <context> tags:
<Resource name="jdbc/instance_name_goes_here"
               auth="Container"
               type="javax.sql.DataSource"/>
          <ResourceParams name="jdbc/same_instance_name_here">
               <parameter>
                    <name>username</name>
                    <value>user_name_goes_here</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>password</name>
                    <value>password_goes_here</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>driverClassName</name>
                    <value>jdbc_fully_qualified_class_name</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>factory</name>
                    <value>org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSourceFactory</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>url</name>
                    <value>jdbc_connect_url_database_vendor_specific</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>maxActive</name>
                    <value>8</value>
               </parameter>
               <parameter>
                    <name>maxIdle</name>
                    <value>8</value>
               </parameter>
          </ResourceParams>
- Saish
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    I'm pretty sure you can't do it that way round. The logic of the thing is that database access URLs etc. tend to depend on the where the server is. The whole idea of these resources is to put the stuff that's specific to the server in server.xml and refer to it using names that should remain the same if you deploy your webapp on another server. Of, for example, you have test, stage and production servers running the same webapps but connecting to different databases.

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