HOW TO : Configure mime type mappings in Jboss

Instructions for configuring the mime type mappings in Jboss. Mime types essentially tells the application processing the content (typically a browser), what the content is. More information here (

  • Locate the web.xml file for your Jboss instance. It is usually in $JBOSS_HOME/server/INSTANCE/deploy/jboss-web.deployer/conf/web.xml
  • Locate the setting <mime-mapping> and make the required edits. For example, the code for defining the mime type for javascript looks like this


  • Restart Jboss