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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: tc 7 out-of-box won't run localhost issue on 8005 a vulnerability?
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:26:25 GMT
On 12/07/2011 16:15, David Brown wrote:
> Hello, I have found a situation that kills tc on startup within about 3
> seconds on a 64-bit cloud running Ubuntu server. localhost resolves
> correctly via dig but if we ping localhost it resolves to localhost.com.
> this in my estimation is causing tc to bail. the tc 7 installed is 64
> with a sun-oracle 64 bit jdk all fresh out-of-the-box with no config or
> changes. This is a vulnerability in my estimation unless somebody can
> prove different.

Tomcat failing to start because of incorrectly configured networking at
the OS level is not a vulnerability. Fix the network configuration and
the problem will go away.

> catalina.out only shows the 8005 port exception unable to bind to 8005
> on localhost. i have already run all the possible tests for previous
> version of tc running or some other process or daemon attached to 8005.
> There are no other instances on the system and tc could not have
> previously been running since this was a new out-of-the-box install with
> no changes. The, on startup the tc 7 instance dies immediately (about 3
> sec.) with only the same 8005 exception in the logs.
> 
> Is it possible to define some other ip than 127.0.0.1 to use for 8005?
> 
> Pls advise.

Read the docs for the server element.

Mark



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