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My question is: why won't tomcat respond when I turn on SSL?
I've attempted to migrate a working tomcat7 web application from an Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Server to a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 x64 server. Every attempt has been made to keep the configuration the same between the two machines.
Everything was working great on port 80. When I edit the server.xml file to enable the SSL Connector, then I stop getting responses from the server. I can open a connection but it just hangs there. For example I can telnet to port 443, and I can send a "GET /" command, but there is no response. The server is not attempting an SSL handshake.
There are no errors in catalina.out, in fact I can see the success message for the SSL protocol handler:
Feb 13, 2015 10:28:49 AM org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol init INFO: Initializing ProtocolHandler ["http-bio-443"]
I've verified that the keystore file is valid by listing the contents with the keytool command. The keystore is just a copy of the one from the old server so I don't expect any problems with the certificates or anything. The file permissions on the keystore should not be a problem, I've even tried chmod 777 on it and there is no change in behavior.
Here is my Connector for server.xml. Again server.xml is an exact copy from the previous Ubuntu 12 server so I think the issue lies somewhere else.
<Connector port="443" SSLEnabled="true" protocol="HTTP/1.1" maxThreads="150" scheme="https" secure="true" clientAuth="false" sslProtocol="TLS" keystoreFile="/var/lib/mywebapp/mywebapp.keystore" keystorePass="xxxxxxxx"/>
I've tried to explicitely set the protocol here and i've tried all three values available:
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol - same result
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11NioProtocol - same result
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11AprProtocol - exception that APR/native library is not available
tomcat version info:
Using CATALINA_BASE: /usr/share/tomcat7 Using CATALINA_HOME: /usr/share/tomcat7 Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: /usr/share/tomcat7/temp Using JRE_HOME: /usr Using CLASSPATH: /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/bootstrap.jar:/usr/share/tomcat7/bin/tomcat-juli.jar Server version: Apache Tomcat/7.0.52 (Ubuntu) Server built: Jul 24 2014 08:38:51 Server number: 22.214.171.124 OS Name: Linux OS Version: 3.13.0-37-generic Architecture: amd64 JVM Version: 1.7.0_71-b14 JVM Vendor: Oracle Corporation