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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.5 on Windows Server 2008
Date Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:26:58 GMT
On 27/01/2011 17:23, Pete Helgren wrote:
> I can't quite figure out what the issue is here but perhaps someone who
> is running Tomcat 5.5 on Windows server 2008 can weigh in.  I have
> installed Tomcat 5.5 on a Windows Server 2008 64 bit OS.  Everything
> seemed to install correctly.  I was able to bring up the site on
> localhost:8080 and on ServerName:8080 but, curiously, couldn't bring it
> up on the IP Address of the server itself
> I didn't think much of it and told the customer that they should be able
> to access the site with either the internal IP or the internal DNS name
> (the site in an Intranet site).  Turns out that the site CANNOT be
> accessed from anywhere BUT the server itself.  The firewall is NOT
> running and IIS is running.  Tomcat is not running behind IIS.
> Shouldn't I be able to access Tomcat running on the server from anywhere
> on the internal network?  The tech I have been working with swears that
> there is no firewall running anywhere.  This is a new installation.  I
> have had no issues on Windows 2003 so I suspect this is unique to 2008
> but for all my searching of the Internet, I haven't found a solution. 
> Anyone seen this before?   I *suspect* that IIS is somehow controlling
> all http traffic, regardless of port but I can't seem to find any hard
> evidence of this.
> Suggestions?  I am at a loss.


Find out what processes are listening on what addresses & ports.

It might be an ipv4/ipv6 issues. If it is, try setting the address to
"" in the connector.


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