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From "Jonathan Mast" <>
Subject Re: Can Tomcat be used to host socket servers?
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2009 20:10:19 GMT
Well what I want is to have a dedicated port for a socket, I just want all
the application infrastructure to be handled by Tomcat rather than a writing
a custom solution.  Not sure if dynamically rewriting server.xml is the way
to go.

My guess would by a Valve/Connector type thing, but I'm just not that
familiar with Tomcat.  I can't be only one who has had this issue.

The situation is that we have some existing programs (written in C) that are
socket servers.  I want to redo them in Java, and having Tomcat host them
would be great because I could focus solely on the parts of the program than
do request processing and leave the housekeeping to Tomcat.

In other words, I want to write servlets that are faux-sockets.

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Martin Gainty <> wrote:

> In other words instead of committing to single port request TC use a port
> range for connector?
> You might be able to accomplish the task by developing an algorithm which
> rewrites server.xml with 'unused port'
> Not sure if this has been accomplished
> ?
> Martin
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> > Is it possible to use Tomcat to host socket servers? Or is Tomcat a
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