Deployment descriptors


A deployment descriptor is a file that basically configures the artifacts that will be deployed, it is within the WEB-INF directory

Deployment descriptor in apache tomcat:



Deployment descriptors in EAP

jboss-web.xml and web.xml

Deployment descriptor Glassfish



Those files can be used to change properties on the application when deploying, for example, cookies configuration.


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