One thing I’m doing very often and always searching on the Internet is how to obtain a self-signed SSL certificate and install it in both my client browsers and my local Tomcat. Sure enough there are enough resources available online, but since it’s a bore to go looking for the right one (yes, some do not work), I figured let’s do it right once and document it so that it will always be there.
This review is about Tomcat 6 Developer’s guide by Damodar Chetty from Packt Publishing. Facts 11 chapters, 395 pages, 44$99This book covers how Tomcat works: Server, Service, Connector, Valve, Pipeline, Engine, Host, Context, Wrapper and Manager won’t hold any secrets anymoreThis book is intended for administrators that want to know how their product work and architects that need to bring additional functionnality into it Pros There’s not much details on Tomcat’s
In this article, I will show you how to use Apache/Tomcat in order to set up a load balancer. I know this has been done a zillion time before, but I will use this setup in my next article (teaser, teaser) so at least I will have it documented somewhere. Apache Tomcat is the reference JSP/container since its inception. Despite a lack of full JEE support, it certainly has its appeal. The reasons behind using a full-featured commercial JEE application server are not always technical ones. With lig
Tomcat manages application security through the concept of realm. A realm is a coherent package of name password pairs that identify valid users for a web application. Tomcat’s default realm is MemoryRealm. This realm reads the famous conf/tomcat-users.xml file and uses it check for name password pair validity. Tomcat also provides realms to check against pairs stored in a database, either through a direct connection, or through a configured datasource. The main disadvantage of these all