Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module A656. This topic is presented on public courses Deploying Apache and Tomcat
, Deploying Java Applications on Linux / Unix
In this module, we look deeper into the Tomcat configuration files and see the real information that's there between examples that are provided in such profusion that they may frighten the first time deployer.
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Short weekend, short entry!
We've been so busy that I was only able to offer a customer who needed tailored Apache httpd - Tomcat - PHP - MySQL deployment training (with load balancing and fail over redundancy throughout) a Friday and Saturday slot. And today (Sunday) I'm spending the afternoon driving ...
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Topics covered in this module
Configuration files in the conf directory.
Modifying your Jasper configuration.
Logging Tomcat Activity.
Adding and tailoring access logs.
Applications that log.
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