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

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 []
>Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 7:26 AM
>To: Tomcat User
>Subject: server port and shutdown
>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
>as usual.
>Surely there is some way to turn this off, or maybe some other to
>protect it from malicious users?
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