top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration

Facebook Login
Site Registration

Why Tomcat is creating random WEB-INF folders.

+2 votes
150 views

I installed apache-tomcat-7.0.47 on debian and also installed and configured railo 4.1.1.009. I added the servlet for CFML and now i ended up with lots of WEB-INF directories in my tomcat directory and the subdirectories.

A find gives me the following output :

./lib/WEB-INF
./bin/WEB-INF
./work/WEB-INF
./logs/WEB-INF
./temp/WEB-INF
./conf/WEB-INF
./default/examples/WEB-INF
./default/WEB-INF
./default/manager/WEB-INF
./default/host-manager/WEB-INF
./default/ROOT/WEB-INF
./default/docs/appdev/sample/web/WEB-INF
./default/docs/WEB-INF
./webapps/WEB-INF
./webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF

The tomcat takes quite a while (350s) to start up and this is really starting to annoy me. So, whats this and what are some common settings to achieve a faster start up of the tomcat?

posted Aug 13, 2014 by Navneet

Looking for an answer?  Promote on:
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button LinkedIn Share Button

Similar Questions
+1 vote

I'm using Apache Tomcat 6.0.24 and I've deployed a web application that defines its resources into META-INF/context.xml , especially information about connection pool

Sometimes I''ve to edit that file to change some data , i.e, database's JDBC url

I've seen that restart web application is not enough to apply these changes , so I need to redeploy the web application ( I mean, unpack WAR file, modify it , repack it again, copy to deploy folder ...)

Question:
Do you know other way to modify META-INF/context.xml and apply the changes and don't have to redeploy the WAR file? Restart the web application is not a problem, but restart Tomcat is?

+2 votes

I would like to create a web filter to forward some requests to another webserver,

The filter receives an "application/x-www-form-urlencoded" request , inspects the value of a parameter and chooses to forward to another remote webserver ( as a proxy )

I've seen some posts where they open a HttpURLConnection to remote server and send the request. This is right for me, but I'd would like if there is another way ( easier ) to implement it.

0 votes

I am just wondering whether somehow I can use web.xml to point to the Tomcat JDBC Realm that I am using. Are those two completely disjoint or I can link them together.

0 votes

I'm trying to set up an existing Spring webapp that ran on a different container before (weblogic), to run on Tomcat. Working on it in Eclipse, I've gotten all of the compile errors out, and I was able to add the webapp to my Tomcat server instance in the "Servers" view. I started the server instance, and I didn't see any errors in the console log, but I also didn't see lines that looked like it was deploying my web module.

As expected, trying to access (and also trying various "index.html" variations) just gets a 404. It just seems like Tomcat is silently ignoring my webapp.

What information can I get to determine why this might be happening?

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
sales@queryhome.net
support@queryhome.net
#280, 3rd floor, 5th Main
6th Sector, HSR Layout
Bangalore-560102
Karnataka INDIA.
QUERY HOME
...