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From Daniel Savard <daniel.sav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Updating Apache Tomcat to a current version
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:48:06 GMT
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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