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 7 ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.tomcat.JarScanner

When I try and start my app I get this error. I have verified that JarScanner exists in the CATALINA_HOME directory so I dont know why it cant find it. Is there anything that could lead to this issue ...
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Extremely slow startup of tomcat

I have a tomcat 7 installation on a Solaris 10 server. My problem is that starting the server (or deploying a new war) is extremely slow. It usually take 30 - 60 minutes. The war application is a ...
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Simple setup for load-balanced and fail-over tomcat?

Being new to Tomcat infrastructure, I am wondering what an advisable setup would be to have two physical machines each running a tomcat instance to be load-balanced and capable of failover to each ...
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Is there a way to look for files on Apache, then if not found, look in Tomcat?

I have a web application project with very large media files and I would like them seperate from the rest of the application but remain in the same path. So for example,if I have a file in the apache ...
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Losing JSESSIONID when using ProxyHTMLURLMap

I've setup a reverse proxy between an Apache front-end and multiple Tomcat backends. The below block of code includes the ProxyHTMLURLMap param so that the HTML can be rewritten to remove the Tomcat ...
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Dealing with web applications who have very large media folders

I'm in the process of updating a legacy system to use current technologies. One of my tasks was to allow the many different file-based projects to deploy as WAR files which tomcat would extract. Now ...
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Tomcat 7 trailing slash issue with webapps

Recently I upgraded my tomcat server from 6.x version to the most recent 7.x version. I came up with little trouble, hoping to get help. I have an application calls MyApp On tomcat6, when I went to ...
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Problem running Apache-Tomcat on every web browser installed in Windows 7

I'm working on a web application in JSP and my web container is Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 (Its portable cross-platform version). As I've made extensive use of HTML5-CSS3 and my target browser is Google ...
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Tomcat: keeping specific files when deploying a WAR file

Is there a way to tell tomcat to keep specific files under a exploded WAR file's directory? let's say I have the following folder that I've created after the WAR has been deployed: ...
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Tomcat solution on https://weakdh.org has typos?

Do the non-GCM ciphers listed for the Tomcat fix on https://weakdh.org/sysadmin.html have typos? Under "Apache Tomcat" heading and below the text "In the server.xml file (for JSSE)" there is the ...
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Tomcat 8.0.43 not using Keep Alive

I'm trying to setup a few app servers behind Amazon's ELB and I've been getting some 504 errors that I've been tracking down. Looking at the Tomcat manager app under status, I'm seeing the following: ...
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Tomcat connect to Mysql load balancer

I want to connect tomcat with mysql in a load balanced way. Is this possible in Tomcat 7? What changes are required in the following configuration?. <Resource name="jdbc/TestDB" auth="Container" ...
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Upstart script vs. command-line: why this difference in behavior?

I'm trying to set up Tomcat to start with upstart. I find the following works: description "Tomcat Server" start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [!2345] respawn respawn limit 10 5 ...
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Verify client certificate CN in Tomcat(APR)

I'm running a tomcat installation with the APR libraries installed (with the OpenSSL HTTPS stack that comes with it). What I'm trying to do is to lock a specific HTTPS connector down to users of a ...
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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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Apache mod_proxy_balancer + Tomcat load balancing - Should not redirect until web applications are ready

I am using apache2 mod_proxy and mod_proxy_balancer to balance the load to 4 seperate tomcat8 instances on different servers. I am using different AJP ports for each tomcat instance and using jvmRoute ...
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ActiveMQ - delete VirtualTopic when Consumers = zero

I'm trying to implement a new application using JMS under activeMQ 5.8.0. There are several applications configured as Producers (ie to dump messages in an MQ), two topics, and then the Consumers are ...
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Load tomcat application via DNS without typing 8080

I am having a Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance. I have installed LAMP server and tomcat 7. I also have application running in tomcat. Now, my URL for apache is - ...
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Adding mysql driver to tomcat openshift

I have deployed my war file on openshift tomcat. As suggested to deploy war file directly we need to remove the src and pom.xml before coping the war file in webapps folder. pre compiled java ...
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Why - Could not find worker with name 'jk-manager' in uri map post processing?

I am using apache2 + mod_jk(ajp protocol) + tomcat7. but I always get the error below: [Sat Mar 30 17:30:54.691 2013] [25238:3074365824] [info] init_jk::mod_jk.c (3365): mod_jk/1.2.37 initialized ...
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How to stop Apache HTTPS ReverseProxy passing basic auth to TomCat

Apache currently interogates the user for their basic auth credentials, once the correct details are entered it passes basic auth credentials to the tomcat server it's proxying. This confuses the app ...
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Apache not proxying HTTPS requests to tomcat

Centos 7, Apache 2.4, TomCat 7.0.52, Java 1.7 I am trying to configure Apache to proxy a tomcat server (running Jira / Confluence) using HTTPS: (HTTPS:443) -> ApacheServer -> (HTTP:8090 or ...
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Tomcat sessions not expiring

I'm having problems with sessions accumulating. I run an instance of Tomcat 6.0.18 on a Windows server. I have 3 apps. I've been having memory issues (close to heap size, or OOM). When I look ...
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CentOS Apache + Tomcat SSL using mod_jk

I have Apache + Tomcat (using mod_jk) working correctly on a CentOS 6.3 machine. I am trying to set up SSL with Apache. When I browse to the site I get the following output: Forbidden You don't ...
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IIS 7 + Tomcat 7 - how to reach http://localhost:8080/my_app under e.g. http://my_app.local

In brief: IIS 7 + Apache Tomcat 7 + isapi_redirect.dll: I have a deployed and working Tomcat-application available under http://localhost:8080/my_app. I would like to see the same content under ...
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.htaccess Rewriting Tomcat Server

I am writing a website using Railo. My code is to be deployed on a Railo Server running on Tomcat, overlayed on a regular Apache+PHP server. I need to send all requests to ...
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Tuckey UrlRewriteFilter unable to match regex with positive lookahead

This is about Turkey's UrlRewriteFilter I have a rule to convert the first segment of url to lowercase, provided that there's an uppercase letter in it. This is what it looks like: <rule> ...
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Unable to link IIS8 and Tomcat7 by ISAPI on Windows Server 2012

Firstly, I am completely new to IIS and Windows Server. Previously I used to work only on Apache and Linux. I want to link IIS8 and Tomcat 7.0.34 under a subdomain, such that when someone visits ...
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Apache reverse proxy with VirtualHost not serving a page

I have an Apache reverse proxy set to move requests to a Tomcat Applet. The config is similar to: <VirtualHost 100.100.100.100:80> ProxyPass /AppName/App http://1.1.1.1/AppName/App ...
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IIS 7.5 , Tomcat 7 - Isapi redirector - Fail Over - sticky sessions

I have two instances of Tomcat 7.0.8 running in the same machine (Tomcat7A and Tomcat7B) and IIS 7.5 acting as front-end load-balancer with isapi-redirector 1.2.31, running on Windows 2008 R2. When i ...
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fail2ban config failregex for Tomcat 8 [closed]

The current fail2ban version 0.9.1 does not have a pre-configured filter for Tomcat. In case anyone needs it, here is a regex that works for me. Note that my application is not expected to have any ...
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Tomcat + Railo: Error to start

Today I run updates in Ubuntu 12.04. I have done a reboot of the server. But tomcat can no longer to boot. These are the errors: /opt/railo/railo_ctl restart * Shutting down Railo: Jul 18, 2015 ...
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How to tomcat with self signed certificate

I have generated self signed certificate using openssl, which created two files : domainname.crt domainname.key Later, I modified ssl.conf file defining the path to these two files and restarted ...
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how to install ssl on tomcat 7?

I know this question might sound too easy and I should had read all docs available on internet, the true is that I did, and I had no luck, its kinda confusing for me, I have installed many times this ...
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mod_proxy_ajp (70007)The timeout specified has expired: ajp_ilink_receive() can't receive header

I am using mod_proxy_ajp with Tomcat and I receive the following error: (70007)The timeout specified has expired: ajp_ilink_receive() can't receive header How do I fix this?
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Tomcat 5.5: “Exception processing JAR at resource path” leads to java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

We have an old server running Tomcat 5.5. Yesterday we deployed a war file, and then it started to crash. Looking at catalina.date.log I found some java.util.zip.ZipException and then ...
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HOWTO run Wordpress site along with Tomcat web aplication on the same server

I am building a solution where the CMS part of the site (i.e. About US, Contact etc) will be run on Wordpress & the private pages will be a Java-Servlet based stack run on Tomcat 7. Both of these ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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Tomcat mod_jk cluster skip 404 http status

I am trying Tomcat Clustering with mod_jk for months and so far not so bad but facing a problem during deployment. I am using FarmDeployer to copy and deploy the WAR to other nodes in the cluster but ...
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Tomcat server pauses and then stops

I am running Jenkins war in tomcat 6.0 and strangely, tomcat server keeps crashing every 15-20 mins. Here are some excerpts from the logs : INFO: Test-job #14 main build action completed: SUCCESS ...
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why CATALINA_OPTS arguments shows up in java process on running tomcat even though its an environment variable

I run tomcat process by this command in python : os.execve(cmd, [cmd, "run"], env) The env variable sets CATALINA_OPTS = -server -Xms512m -Xmx512m -Xss512k Now when i run the script following java ...
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How to specify path in Apache tomcat catalina for folder on different server?

On apache tomcat C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\conf\Catalina\localhost\ we can change folders for another by specify it in XML like: THE_FOLDER.xml and in that xml we ...
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Apache Tomcat 7 on windows 2008: how to make two hosts point to same website

I’m new to Apache Tomcat. I have been asked to point new domain name to the existing domain name. E.g. We have https://xyz.abc.com, we want new domain name http://123.abc.com to point to ...
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Tomcat7 hangs on deploying apps

I'm having some very strange behavior in Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. I created a new VPS, installed default-jdk and other simple stuff. Downloaded and unpacked Tomcat 7. Checked that it runs on ...
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How to make Tomcat 7 log debugging info?

Tomcat 7 takes more than 21 minutes to start: ene 09, 2013 10:01:39 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start INFO: Server startup in 1290787 ms When it finishes it says that it's scanning JARs ...
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Tomcat logging information

I know that Tomcat will generate catalina.log, host-manager.log, localhost.log, manager.log, localhost_access_log.txt. I want to know what kind of information will be recorded in these log files.
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AJP Connector not working? (404 error)

I'm trying to connect the Apache WebServer (2.4.10) to Tomcat 7, both located in two different VMs. It's my first time using those tools. From what I understood a method to check if the connection is ...
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How do I disable SSLv3 support in Apache Tomcat?

I am trying to reconfigure my Apache Tomcat server to only use TLSv1. However, it is still falling back to SSLv3 using certain browsers. I setup the <connector> tag with the following settings: ...
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Set up 'tomcat' non-root user in Tomcat 8

I've installed Tomcat 8 in Debian 8 and I need to harden the web server. I'm following the official Tomcat documentation guide and in the security considerations section recommends to create another ...
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Tomcat web application intermittent freeze

I have a Grails web application (just a standard war file) deployed on a Ubuntu 10.10 server running on tomcat 6. My database is postgresql. The problem is that every so often (once or twice a day ...