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From "paul.greene.va" <paul.greene...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: Updating Apache Tomcat to a current version
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:09:09 GMT
Ok, I'm totally new to Apache Tomcat; that's kind of all Greek to me.

When you say "drop a new webapp in a container", can you do that just by 
copying the WAR file from the current app into the new Tomcat folder? Or 
does a new WAR file need to be generated?

On 6/10/2016 12:48 AM, Daniel Savard wrote:
> 2016-06-09 23:04 GMT-04:00 paul.greene.va <paul.greene.va@verizon.net>:
>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I manage an HP application that uses Apache Tomcat as a 3rd party
>> application. The installed Tomcat version is 7.0.53. Because of a recent
>> audit scan I have to update it to the most current version (7.0.69). HP
>> says - "not our application; we don't support it".
>>
>> Is there an existing guide that describes how to update to a more recent
>> version within the same series? (7, in this case). Maybe I'm just missing
>> it but I cannot find anything that specific on the Apache Tomcat website.
>>
>> Tomcat is installed on 64 bit Windows 2012.
>>
>>
> Hi Paul,
>
> just look at the Tomcat documentation on how you can install multiple
> versions of Tomcat in parallel on the same Windows server. You do not
> upgrade Tomcat, you install the latest version and then you drop you HP
> webapps in the new container, provided you have configured it properly. In
> fact, you can run both versions of Tomcat in parallel with the HP webapps
> if you wish. I am doing this at will and I am also running a bunch of HP
> web applications. You can also configure Tomcat to use whatever version of
> Java you wish and again, you can have multiple versions of Java if needed.
>
> Regards,
> Daniel
>


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