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From "Shapira, Yoav" <Yoav.Shap...@mpi.com>
Subject RE: server port and shutdown
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2004 13:10:05 GMT

Hi,
There's no way to turn this off, it's a basic and essential Tomcat
function.  You can change the port and SHUTDOWN command itself to
something your "users" wouldn't know.

Yoav Shapira
Millennium Research Informatics


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mats Henrikson [mailto:mats@herald.ox.ac.uk]
>Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 7:26 AM
>To: Tomcat User
>Subject: server port and shutdown
>
>Hi,
>
>I have searched through the archives and the docs for this, but can't
>find anything relevant.
>
>I am running Tomcat 4.1.30 on a multiuser system. Because there are
>quite a few users on the system I would like to disable the server
>shutdown port, as it is trivial for any of the other users to telnet
>there and type SHUTDOWN.
>
>I tried just leaving the port and shutdown attributes out of the Server
>definition element, but that didn't seem to have any effect, it seemed
>to just listen on the default port 8005 for the default command
SHUTDOWN
>as usual.
>
>Surely there is some way to turn this off, or maybe some other to
>protect it from malicious users?
>
>Regards,
>
>Mats
>
>
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