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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Sharing the same $CATALINA_BASE
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2009 09:40:59 GMT
On 17.11.2009 07:51, Mladen Turk wrote:
> Hi,
> Anyone knows what might be the pitfalls of sharing the
> CATALINA_BASE among multiple TC instances?
> Presume you have a way to bind multiple instance's
> Connectors to the same ports what might be other problems?
> For example app management (stop/start) is not recognized
> across instances, although deployment is, thanks to
> the file system scanning. Adding some shared status resource
> would handle the first one thought.
> Logging looks good, although at least DEBUG would need
> to carry an instance pid.
> Anything else?

temp: Depends on what the app does with it

work: Update JSP and multiple Japsers generating servlet code to the
same file ...

webapps: inconsistencies possible when doing deploy/undeploy (details

logs: catalina.out behaviour might be platform dependent (multiple
processes writing to the same file)
      juli-Logs: no idea, whether the implementation or the JVM classes
append each line, or lines might get corrupted
      log4j: possibly the same as juli

Never tried it. Is it worth the experiment? If you only want to share
the config, I would prefer to separate at least temp, logs and work per



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