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From Konstantin Kolinko <>
Subject Re: Tomcat and LDAP (handling password expiration)
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 15:05:12 GMT
2012/1/6 sigzero <>:
> The scenario is that Tomcat (6) is sitting on Windows and it talks to
> an LDAP server sitting on Linux (RHEL). What is the best way to handle
> the Tomcat LDAP account password expiring? I know that the password
> needs to change on the LDAP and the Tomcat server.xml file needs to be
> updated. I see no go way to automate that and the only workaround that
> I see is to have the Tomcat LDAP account password not expire.
> Any suggestions?

Change it proactively before it expires?
In any way you would have to restart Tomcat (unless the component that
uses the password can be restarted separately or can be managed
through JMX).

You may want to look here for options of moving the password outside the file:

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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