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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: server.xml changes when tomcat is restarted
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2008 09:57:39 GMT
Mark Thomas wrote:
> gloemberg wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm using tomcat 5 on debian.
>> When I make a change to the server.xml file (when tomcat is not running) in
>> the $CATALINA_BASE directory, tomcat changes this file back to its old state
>> when the tomcat service is restarted.
>> Is tomcat keeping a cache somewhere or can tomcat be configured to
>> automatically generate a server.xml for all the hosts?
>> This is possibly a beginner's question ...
> That looks like debian specific functionality. It isn't anything Tomcat does.
Hi. Try to change the server.xml in /etc/tomcat5.x instead.
I think indeed that the Debian Tomcat startup files take the files in 
/etc/tomcatx and copy them to tomcat_home/conf at startup.
Look at /etc/init.d/tomcat5.x

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