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From David Smith <>
Subject Re: Can't login to Tomcat manager pages
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:18:08 GMT
Here's my system's tomcat-user.xml as listed w/ ls -l:

-rw-r-----  1  root  tomcat6  1202  2010-04-22  08:15 

As you can see, user and group permissions are set, but the "other"
permissions are all blank.  This is the way it should be since it
contains password information.


On 4/22/2010 9:07 AM, Luís de Sousa wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 1:29 PM, David Smith <>
>> I have a Ubuntu 9.10 system and did exactly what you've posted above.
>> It works like a charm.  Have you altered anything else?  Change
>> permission inadvertently on tomcat-users.xml?  Mine is read/write by
>> root, read-only by tomcat6.
> Well David you figured it. By some reason the tomcat-users.xml had
> blank permissions for the 'all' group. I have no idea how it ended up
> that way, and doubt I'd do such thing out of my own will. Go figure.
> I think I'll run a test install on another machine to see if this is
> set by default.
> Thanks to all for your help,
> Luís
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