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Re: [grouper-users] Changing the "Help" link

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  • From: "GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing" <>
  • To: Gagné Sébastien <>,
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Changing the "Help" link
  • Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:48:39 +0100

Hi Sébastien,

The menu code expects to find a Struts action as a link - which is always relative to the current webapp. I've attached a modified menu.jsp file which checks to see if an 'action' starts with 'http' and generates an external link.

Alternatives are to provide a custom Help action which does a redirect, or, if you front Tomcat with Apache, use a RewriteRule.


--On 23 October 2012 13:57 -0400 Gagné Sébastien <> wrote:


How do you can change the location of the link in the left-side menu ? We
would like to have it link to our internal wiki hosted on an other server.

I tried putting the wiki URL in the menu-items.xml, but it simply appends
it to Grouper's application URL (e.g.

I tried adding a JSP redirect to the Wiki in help.jsp, but it does

Any ideas ?


Sébastien Gagné,     | Analyste en informatique

514-343-6111 x33844  | Université de Montréal,

                     | Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local

GW Brown, IT Services

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