Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies released under the Apache License version 2. The Tomcat project started at Sun Microsystems and was donated by Sun to the Apache Software Foundation in 1999.

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Redirecting Particular Server Request to Another Tomcat worker

I am currently using Tomcat, Apache and mod_jk for redirecting calls from 80 to 8080 on a Ubuntu Server. Of recently one of the Servlet request (which behaves more like a heartbeat ping, but gets some ...
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tomcat not logging to catalina.out

We have a server running a tomcat app that's not logging to catalina.out, we've checked the filesystem permissions, everything looks fine there. the logging.properties is the same (md5sum) as on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: tomcat7 permission denied

I have been running a tomcat7 application on my Ubuntu machine and everything worked fine. Since some time, probably after a system update, I'm getting strange permission denied errors and I'm quite ...
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Umlaut URLs fail in Tomcat when accessed via isapi_redirect

I have some PDF Documents in my Servlet that contain ä,ö,ü,ß, etc. On accessing the documents like this http://hostname:8080/ServletName/test_ä.txt the tomcat initially responded with an 404. After ...
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Is “deployer” a reserved username in Tomcat?

I just found a curious situation with Apache Tomcat. When I tried to deploy my web application to tomcat via maven. I found that username deployer doesn't work yet username deploy works. Is the ...
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Make Multiple MOD_JK environment aware of each other

I have 2 web servers utilising mod_jk to load balance requests to 3 tomcat servers. The current configurations have to allow the usage of sticky sessions to pass returning requests back to the same ...
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tomcat6 on centos 6.2 fail to start

i just installed tomcat6 through yum, but service tomcat6 start = OK, but service tomcat6 status = fail i found this post ...
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mod_jk losing connection with tomcat

I'm running an Apache tomcat + mod_jk 1.2.40 behind an apache web server. Everything has been setup and works properly for some amount of time since a tomcat startup (measurable in days/weeks); then ...
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windows single sign on tomcat through IIS Url rewrite

I'm facing a difficult setup where I have to configure single sign on, based on the logged in used on my tomcat application. I already took some steps which allow me to login via single sign on ...
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How to limit the RAM used by Apache Tomcat on AWS micro instance?

I am running Apache Tomcat with Geoserver as a .WAR on an AWS micro server running Ubuntu 14.04 with 1 GB RAM and ~700 MB swap, and I am concerned about my RAM usage because it is overflowing into my ...
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How to disable tomcat startup on server boot?

I have a Amazon Linux instance in which Tomcat is starting up during the server start. I want to disable it. Tomcat is not listed in the chkconfig or /etc/rc.local. How to find out, from where it's ...
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Tomcat server accessible only inside the server

I have installed Tomcat7 on a dedicated server running CentOS. It is configured to run in port 80. I am able to verify it running and browsing both localhost and local IP 192.168.1.230 are working ...
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DB Users Getting Locked every time After Restarting TOMCAT

On one of our server we have deployed the Tomcat 6. We observed that each time we start the service DB users which are used to connect to the database gets locked. When we unlock these users and ...
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ASP.NET/IIS <---> Solr/Tomcat setup on EC2 - “best practice” configuration

I am an ec2 newbie and deploying an asp.net application that interfaces with Apache solr (on Tomcat). In my dev environment I am running ASP.NET and Solr/Tomcat on my windows box. I am also ...
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Using SSL to secure Solr with Tomcat - Admin Dash Fails to Load Properly

Tomcat: 7.0.56 / Java: 7 Upd: 71 / Webapp: Solr 4.10.1 / OS: Windows 2012 R2 Busy trying to secure Solr to compensate for the lack of security prevalent for a developer. We're having some difficulty ...
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What are the default accessible resources for a webapp in Tomcat?

When a deploy a web application in Tomcat by default all directories I create under %TOMCAT_HOME%/webapps/mywebapp/ are accessible, i.e. files contained in the directories can be served. Except ...
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Apache tomcat server for yum repo

I have a system that currently has apache tomcat on it (RHEL 6.5). I also want to make a yum update repo on this system for other systems on the network (also RHEL 6.5). I know I can use the apache ...
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How to move tomcat applications with minimal downtime

I am looking for advice on how to move my tomcat server to a new IP. Here is my situation: I have a Tomcat server which runs on an old Ubuntu. It contains 4 active applications (all having a virtual ...
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get tomcat worker status from jkmanager

We have 3 Machines mod_jk with load balancer first Worker on tomcat8 2nd Worker on tomcat8 everything works as expected but, when one of the tomcat is being shutting down the status page on the ...
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How to profile how much memory my tomcat server needs?

I'm running a tomcat server on my own for the first time and I was shocked by how much memory Java apps need compared to apps in other languages. Since I am paying a web host, I want to determine how ...
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Starting a second tomcat instance with a user other than root on redhat linux

I am running RHEL Server 6.1 After intalling tomcat6 using yum install tomcat6, I needed a different tomcat instance on the same server. Following instructions on ...
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Can't connect to Tomcat

I an new to Tomcat and having some problems - I have installed Tomcat 7 and it is running and set to use port 8080 in server.xml. I have opened port 8080 in iptables (and saved iptables) but I cannot ...
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Optimizing performance of Apache Tomcat serving Cognos TM1 application

I have inherited a project to optimize the performance of the Cognos TM1 application for my organization. When running reports from the web server, it takes a very long time (varies from 20-30 ...
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High CPU Utilization from apache tomcat

In our environment, we have two tomcat servers on a windows environment which are load balanced. Server 1 has normal CPU utilization whereas Server 2 has almost/more than double the CPU utilization of ...
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Tomcat reach close to 200% CPU usage even after I stop all applications using Probe

I have a running tomcat that is reaching 198% CPU usage. I though that maybe it was one of its web applications however, I stopped all applications using Probe but the CPU usage did not go down. This ...
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Client authentication on tomcat fails

I have a Apache Tomcat 7.0.39 server running on a Windows server machine and I'm trying to enable client authentication. I first tried this using eclipse on a client machine I have (also on windows ...
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tlsv1 alert internal error - SSL certificate misconfiguration on Tomcat7

I have configured a certificate on my tomcat7 a few weeks ago and, after having an issue using a facebook plugin on my website, the Facebook Plataform Team pointed that: 'this issue is caused by an ...
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Nginx doesn't properly reverse proxy pass cookie to tomcat

My tomcat application tries to read a cookie but on the first load it can't read it. After a reload or couple reloads it will read cookie properly. This is intermittent after a few hours or so. I know ...
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How to override <Environment/> in my ${catalina.base} instance?

I am running tomcat 7.40 with an <Environment/> defined in the ${catalina.home}/conf/context.xml : <Environment name="conf_root" value="/path1" type="java.lang.String"/> Now, I ...
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Apache2.4.6 and wstunnel don't correct proxy to tomcat7

I have everything being proxy correctly just that my websockets keep giving me an unexpected 200 response error. I am using native websockets on chrome and firefox. my conf file looks like this ...
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Tomcat aplication status shows AJP threads busy for long time

We are running a JEE application inside a Tomcat 7 container on a machine with Windows SO. Sometimes, the application response time become really bad and a little after that app freezes and a tomcat ...
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Handle compression on Apache without propagating the Accept-Encoding to back-end Tomcat server

I have Tomcat fronted by Apache. I want to handle compression on Apache only, without Tomcat being aware. I disabled compression on Tomcat already, but due to a problem with the application running on ...
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Permission Issue for mounted Folder

We are using Jboss5.1.0 installed in Oracle Linux Server. We have mounted the Virtual Folder Directroy from Windows 2008 R2 Server which servers images and css files. we have mounted the virual ...
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Web request unable to enter Server

I have a website hosted on AIX server on Tomcat. It receives its requests from another server with Apche installed on it and the server with Apache on it sets on request header as well. Recently I ...
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Handle many requests Web Services

I created a web service with Jersey and Tomcat in localhost. Now I want to expose my web services to all users in the world, so let's assume you have many concurrent requests. I have access to a ...
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tomcat virtual host 404

I have a tomcat instance running and I am trying to add virtual hosts to it. I have modified the Server.XML file which consists of following host def <Host name="www.test.com" ...
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How do you stop tomcat after changing the shutdown word in server.xml?

Running tomcat-7.0.33 on CentOS. I have a security requirement to change the tomcat shutdown word in server.xml to a random string of characters, so I need to go from this: <Server port="8005" ...
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'check_tomcat.pl' plugin returning CRITICAL: /manager/status?XML=true HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I'm trying to use this plugin, check_tomcat.pl but it doesn't seem to be configured correctly. Keeps returning the error: CRITICAL: ...
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nginx $upstream_cookie_… variables

nginx 1.7.1 introduced Feature: the "$upstream_cookie_..." variables. see http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES What does it do and how do you use it? Can that be used for Session Affinity when proxying to ...
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What is the correct way to completely restrict outside connection in Tomcat 8?

I'm running Solr on Tomcat 8 on a Windows Server 2008 and I want to complete restrict all access to both except local. I've tried adding address attributes to <connector/> tags in the ...
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Reverse Proxy and requested URL aware tomcat

I've configured an infrastructre setup where an apache reverse proxy terminates SSL requests. Then the requests are proxied to another frontend apache webserver and then again this one is connected ...
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Deploying software - Java Webapps + static webapps

I joined a sysadmin team (of 2 including myself) about 6 months ago and the main chap who knew 'everything' about linux has just left. I am inexperienced with linux but have worked various roles in ...
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Tomcat/TomEE default security policy

By running a default installation of Tomcat (took from Tomcat website), what is the reliability of its default security policy? I have to run it on a computer with Tomcat's port exposed to the ...
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Apache Tomcat & SSL - not connecting from different Sub Network

we are deploying an Apache Tomcat .WAR application provided from a third party. We have followed all the instructions provided from the party. The specs are: windows 2008 server Apache Tomcat 6.0.37 ...
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Nginx proxy_pass to Tomcat non-root webapp?

I would like to use nginx as a proxy to a Tomcat non-root app but am having problems to do that. This is the code that I use: location / { proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8080/app_v1.1.0/; ...
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My Bitnami Tomcat Stack (on EC2 AWS) is generating DoS attack

I have a very small java web app that is deployed on a Bitnami Tomcat Stack on AWS. We are using this app in the company with only 5-10 user base daily, and generating only below 100MB of traffic per ...
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Tomcat fails to return syn requests to F5

I have an F5 LTM sitting in front of two tomcat servers which host 4 applications. When I initially create the pools and add the members to the LTM I can hit all applications. This is the weird part, ...
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SSL Integration with apache used for load balancing

We are using apache mod-proxy on top of tomcat to achive load balancing. It is working fine , now we are planning to move to https from httpd . For that my configuration looks as follows ...
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Tomcat still deploys ROOT to “/”, even with autoDeploy=“false”

I want to make my tomcat webapp the default one (on / instead of /myWebapp). Since I don't want to move the webapp folder (for various reasons), I followed Method 2.2 in the Tomcat wiki. Now my ...
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CPU usage rises to 100% in a few minutes on Tomcat web sever

I have an web app running on Tomcat 7 server. The rest of the configuration is: Intel i7 3930 32GB RAM 2x2TB HDD 20TB Bandwidth Debian 6 mysql 5.5.9 I'm using Ganglia for monitoring the load. ...