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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Tomcat resources not resolving correctly

I'm trying to deploy MITRE's OpenID Connect Java Spring Server using Tomcat. My server's FQDN is park.muller.io. I've compiled the MITRE server and placed the .war file into the Tomcat webapps ...
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How to enforce post encoding in tomcat 7?

Is there a way to enforce UTF-8 encoding on POST operations for tomcat 7, regardless of what the browser may send to tomcat? It runs with the latest JRE from http://java.sun.com/getjava
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Compression of Tomcat mod_jk results in Apache httpd

I'm developing a web application locally on my system, serving it using Tomcat (tomcat-7.0.52). In production, I want to front the Tomcat with an Apache httpd (Apache/2.2.15). This works and I ...
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Servicing ws:// in Node.js via Tomcat and Apache

I've Googled various combinations of keywords but I cannot find a suitable description of what to do to get this to work. Currently, I have a web site running Apache 2 with everything except ports 80 ...
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Starting Tomcat 7 as a user - init.d script can't write pid

I want to run Tomcat 7 as a user on CentOS 6. I've created a user tomcat:tomcat and changed the ownership under /var/lib/apache-tomcat* etc... There are lots of docs online on how to do that but I ...
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Tomcat service crashing

I am having issues with a Tomcat service that crashes (stops responding to requests) and needs to be sigkill'd and restarted every few days. My graphing shows that HEAP memory usage gets to about 3gb ...
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How do I proxy user context from httpd mod_proxy to tomcat?

I have configured a tomcat instance with SPNEGO to perform user authentication. When I access the tomcat port directly, it causes my browser to request my user name and password, which I provide and ...
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How to enable CORS on Glassfish?

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing is a mechanism that enables cross-origin requests[1]. As you can see in the link [1], It is easy to enable CORS in Apache Tomcat 7. Just a configuration in the file ...
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gzip compression using mod_deflate apache with tomcat

I'm trying to enable gzip compression in my Apache server which is fronting a Tomcat instance using a connector. I tried several variants of the module configuration settings in my httpd.conf. Here is ...
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A botnet may be attacking our site right now, how should we respond? [duplicate]

Not sure if SO is the right forum, but we're in need of help and perhaps programmatic elements may comprise the final solution. Instead of downvoting, please recommend where to post this question, and ...
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What's the difference if I access a site using www and without? [closed]

I'm a web developer on a software house, which develops websites for clients. The websites are hosted by third party, so we don't have full control over it. One of our clients one day asks us, why ...
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No Tomcat7 package for RHEL 6

We're currently setting up a new application hosting environment on Rackspace and are struggling to find a package for Tomcat 7. Our previous provider was Amazon and we ran on Amazon Linux who via ...
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How to diagnose Tomcat 6 suddenly stop responding?

I run a number of tomcat instances and occasionally some just stop reponding to requests - timeout on every connection. I'm using AJP with mod_proxy in Apache 2.2. I get a timeout via Apache/AJP ...
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Tomcat upgrade replacing ROOT.war

When upgrading tomcat by running: yum update on Amazon Linux the ROOT.war file is replaced by the default ROOT.war from the tomcat distribution. Is there a way to prevent this?
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High Volume Settings for Apache / Tomcat/ Mod.JK

I have a 3.5 GB 2 CPU server running on tomcat/apache with mod.jk. We are seeing our server itself having plenty of memory available and tomcat is not showing anything crazy in terms of GC. We have ...
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Tomcat localhost page showing HTTP500 but I can access the 'sample' war / app but no others - Jenkins installed

I'm trying to set up my server properly so that I can run servlets on it with the help from Jenkins. Within the webapps folder are two war files. One for jenkins and one for the sample from ...
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Error in tomcat 7 start up

I am facing problem in starting up the tomcat zip file. I am totally new to jsp and servlets. I have installed tomcat 7.0.52 and set the path and java_home both. In one of my system its working fine ...
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Nginx sever not handling 404 from upstreams

In my setup , I have a nginx server as a reverse proxy for my tomcat application servers. I use proxy_pass to connect to tomcat upstreams .. location /test { proxy_pass ...
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Tomcat and Apache comparison [closed]

What interests me are the similarities and the differences between tomcat and apache. When would one be used and when the other? Thank you.
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Difference between calling tomcat shutdown script and killing process

On our linux boxes, we have multiple users who run tomcat. Currently we are using process kill commands to kill the respective user's tomcat , instead of using shutdown.sh Are there any downsides of ...
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how to recover from a failed web server or reverse proxy

I have the following setup in my datacenter. Global LB --> HA proxy (2 instances on different servers via VRRP, performs HTTPS termination, acts as reverse proxy) ---> Nginx(2 instances on different ...
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Unchanged Elastic Beanstalk transitions to RED health

I've got an application running on Elastic Beanstalk that seems to randomly transition to RED. The App is running just fine and has been for a while (it is also not crashing) but every once in a while ...
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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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Discerning GoDaddy SSL Certificate Types

I'm following these instructions for installing a GoDaddy Certificate in Apache Tomcat: ...
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How can I run Apache Tomcat and Node.JS servers at the same time?

I'll give you an example of what I want: Let's pretend my domain is domain.com for now. My server machine is a Linux (Ubuntu). I'm currently running Tomcat as my server on ports 80 and 8080. I have ...
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Manage multiple ports with Apache Tomcat

I already switched my default port from 8080 to 80, but here's a problem: I need to also be able to manage port 8000, too. Current ports are: 8080, 80. How do I map a new port (8000) to a new webapp? ...
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How to add symbolic link as webapp to webapps in Tomcat 7 on Linux?

Setup I use Apache Tomcat 7 on an Arch linux distribution, and my webapps directory is located at /usr/share/tomcat7/webapps. In this directory one should create a directory, and put META-INF and ...
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AWS: network ACL blocks outbound traffic

I am implementing a REST service in Amazon AWS. The internal servlets listen on numerous ports like 8080 and 9000, and an Apache configured as a reverse proxy serves them with proper URL schema using ...
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How to get statistics of apache tomcat

I'm new to Tomcat server. I'm designing a tool that provides the statistics of hits(page views) in a tomcat server. i.e . I want to design a monitoring tool that gives the data of hits from a ...
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Apache - How to limit Content-Type header length to avoid CVE-2014-0050?

On Thursday a DoS problem with Tomcat was announced in a Tomcat mailing list ("[SECURITY] CVE-2014-0050 Apache Commons FileUpload and Apache Tomcat DoS"). An attacker seems to be able to cause an ...
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Issue Deploying Sample WAR on Turnkey Tomcat

I am trying to learn how apache and tomcat and war files work I have downloaded The Turnkey Tomcat on Apache VM and am running it in Parallels http://www.turnkeylinux.org/tomcat-apache I have ...
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Tomcat Slow Deployment On Windows

I have a Windows Server 2008 64 bit machine with 16GB of RAM and 8 cores (AMD Opteron 2.0GHZ). The problem I'm having is Tomcat takes over an hour to unpack and run a .war file. Are there any Tomcat ...
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How to authenticate a user through certificate exchange?

I have an web application A where a user has to authenticate through a username/pass method (https://server.local/webappA). A secure connection is established (HTTPS) with the server A. Then, these ...
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Monitor Tomcat-JDBC connections

The company that I work for sells a java web application that runs in Tomcat. The primary problems we have are that the tomcat containers become unresponsive and need to be restarted and that the ...
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Move an online domain to local computer

If I move a server to local machine, how can I access the website it's serving in my local network? Right now if you go to the website's link, domain name will point to our server but what is we ...
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Confluence Proxy Error Reason : Error reading from remote server

Since this morning I have trouble accessing my confluence. It's on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. The error itself is this Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream ...
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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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Apache UseCanonicalName On isnt passing ServerName to CGI

On Apache 2.4 in in a virtualhost I have: UseCanonicalName On ServerName somename ServerAlias www.someothername.com According to the docs: With UseCanonicalName On Apache will use the hostname ...
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How can I run multiple Jackrabbit instances or repositories under one Tomcat server?

I've got one instance of Jackrabbit 2.6.5 running under Tomcat 7.0.42 on Ubuntu 13.10 by dropping the WAR into Tomcat's webbapps folder as jackrabbit.war. If I copy the war file to jackrabbit2.war, ...
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Tomcat logging and mod_proxy

I have Tomcat running on port 8080, and when I send a request directly to Tomcat it works fine: curl -IL http://localhost:8080/myapp HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1 ...
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What is the ideal strategy for RAM consumption between applications deployed in same tomcat 7 container or in different tomcat 7 instances

I have been thinking about how to manage RAM between different 3 java webapps. I have blurred concepts in mind. Deploy all the web apps in the same tomcat7 instance or have 3 different instances of ...
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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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Load Balancing MongoDB

I have an application written in java with tomcat that I am ready to start scaling for production. As I understand it, i shouldn't use a load balancer with mongodb router instances as it can cause ...
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How to maintain configuration files on a server?

I regularly install a product (Atlassian Confluence, which is Tomcat + a few files) on my server. For each upgrade, after unpacking the tar.gz, I need to change the following files: conf/server.xml ...
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tomcat looks like it is reloading constantly

I'm not a tomcat expert by any means, but this just looks wrong to me... Jan 24, 2014 10:05:34 PM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library ...
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Tomcat - JDBC Data Access Exception

My company has a web application that allows users as part of their business process to upload large documents (10+ MBs) into the application. For fast connections it works great with the document ...
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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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Amazon EC2 instance of Windows Server 2012- unable to connect to simple webserver

Using Amazon EC2 I have successfully launched a Windows Server 2012 instance and configured it to run a Tomcat webserver. From within the VPS itself, I know the webserver is working because I see the ...
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http in the Location-header when the original request was made over https

I am currently implementing https on our production environment, but I am scratching my head over a little thing here. SSL is terminated in the load balancer and the flow in our stack is basically ...
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difference between _default_:* and *:* in VirtualHost Context

I want to know the difference between "default:*" and "*:*" in VirtualHost Context. <VirtualHost _default_:*> #... ServerName host.example.com #... </VirtualHost> ...