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From Konstantin Kolinko <>
Subject Re: manager comes up in Spanish -- how to switch to English?
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 21:59:05 GMT
2012/2/4 André Warnier <>:
> David Leung wrote:
>> Hello!  I've looked at the FAQ and tried web searching, but can't find
>> an answer to this, so I'm hoping someone here can help me.
>> I downloaded apache-tomcat-7.0.25.exe today from both
>> In both cases, installation went smoothly, but when I navigated to
>>  http://localhost/manager/html
>> I got the Manager page in what I believe is Spanish: "Gestor do
>> Aplicaciones Web de Tomcat".
>> Anyone know how I can switch this to English, please?
> (...)
> .. and then I remember a case from some long time ago, where some other
> application was setting the JVM's system language property, and it caused
> the same funny effect.  That's because this being a global JVM property,
> this one webapp setting it, influenced the behaviour of all other webapps,
> manager included.


Full disclosure: in this specific case it happens to be a feature of
the Manager web application in Tomcat 7, implemented in 7.0.5. From

        <bug>49426</bug>: Localize messages in the Manager application based on
        the Locale of the user rather than the default Locale of the server.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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