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From Justin Larose <>
Subject Re: tomcat manager/status question
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:00:11 GMT
Yes I have restarted tomcat after editing this file:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='cp1252'?>
        <role rolename="manager-gui"/>
        <user username="admin" password="********" roles="manager-gui" />

Justin LaRose
Database & Web Services Administrator
(757) 631-3443

From:   Daniel Mikusa <>
To:     Tomcat Users List <>
Date:   11/14/2011 02:32 PM
Subject:        Re: tomcat manager/status question


What exactly do you have in your "conf/tomcat-users.xml" file?  If you
could include the contents of the file inline here, that would be

Don't forget to redact passwords and other sensitive info.


On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 11:18 -0800, Justin Larose wrote:
> Question:  I upgraded my Tomcat version to 6.0 using the
> apache-tomcat-6.0.33.exe file and I am trying to access the manager
> and the status pages here:  localhost:port\index.jsp
> I get to the default Tomcat page and select "status" and I get a login
> prompt. After entering the username and password that I have
> configured in the \conf\tomcat-users.xml
> file it just asks for the password again and again. After the 3rd
> attempt it will default to the 401 page that talks about configuring
> the tomcat-users.xml file. I also get the same error after selecting
> the "manager" link as well.
> Do I need to install another portion of Tomcat to get this feature to
> work?
> Thanks,
> Justin LaRose
> Database & Web Services Administrator
> (757) 631-3443
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