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Subject Re: How to get java process id of a user running tomcat
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2009 11:25:53 GMT
On 02/12/2009 06:30, raj kumar wrote:
> Hi friends,
> When i ran tomcat and shut it down my java process is not closing along with
> shutdown.i need to kill it explicitly. So  I would like to know how to
> identify the java process of the logged in user who started the server. so
> that i can kill the process id from the script itself. Please
> help me.

The jsvc binary supplied with Tomcat starts the server, records the 
process id and uses it to stop the server.  In my experience it's never 
failed to stop the server, so you may find that using it is an effective 

However, in aggressively shutting down Tomcat, you may be hiding an 
issue that is contained in the application.  I would recommend that you 
investigate why Tomcat is not shutting down and see if you can address 
the problem before taking more drastic action.

Try taking a thread dump after shutdown, to see which threads are still 


> Tomcat: jakarta-tomcat-5.0.28
> Java : j2sdk1.4.2
> OS: SunOS
> Thanks,
> Phani.

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