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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Started with Tomcat

    1. Installing Tomcat

    2. Starting, Stopping, and Restarting Tomcat

    3. Automatic Startup

    4. Testing Your Tomcat Installation

  2. Chapter 2 Configuring Tomcat

    1. Using the Apache Web Server

    2. Managing Realms, Roles, and Users

    3. Controlling Sessions

    4. Accessing JNDI and JDBC Resources

    5. Servlet Auto-Reloading

    6. Relocating the Web Applications Directory

    7. Customized User Directories

    8. Tomcat Example Applications

    9. Server-Side Includes

    10. Common Gateway Interface (CGI)

    11. The Tomcat Admin Application

  3. Chapter 3 Deploying Servlet and JSP Web Applications in Tomcat

    1. Layout of a Web Application

    2. Manual Application Deployment

    3. Automatic Deployment

    4. The Manager Application

    5. Automation with Jakarta Ant

  4. Chapter 4 Tomcat Performance Tuning

    1. Measuring Web Server Performance

    2. External Tuning

    3. Internal Tuning

    4. Capacity Planning

    5. Additional Resources

  5. Chapter 5 Integration with Apache Web Server

    1. Introduction

    2. The Pros and Cons of Integration

    3. Installing Apache httpd

    4. Apache Integration with Tomcat

    5. Of Connectors and Configuration Files

    6. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 Tomcat Security

    1. Introduction

    2. Securing the System

    3. Multiple Server Security Models

    4. Using the -security Option

    5. Setting Up a Tomcat chroot Jail

    6. Filtering Bad User Input

    7. Securing Tomcat with SSL

  7. Chapter 7 Configuration Files and Their Elements

    1. server.xml

    2. web.xml

    3. tomcat-users.xml

    4. catalina.policy

  8. Chapter 8 Debugging and Troubleshooting

    1. Reading Log Files

    2. URLs and the HTTP Conversation

    3. Debugging with RequestDumperValve

    4. When Tomcat Won't Shut Down

  9. Chapter 9 Building Tomcat from Source

    1. Installing Jakarta Ant

    2. Obtaining the Source

    3. Downloading Support Libraries

    4. Building Tomcat

  10. Chapter 10 Tomcat Clustering

    1. Clustering Terms

    2. The Communication Sequence of an HTTP Request

    3. Additional Resources

  11. Chapter 11 Final Words

    1. Supplemental Resources

    2. Community

  1. Appendix A Installing Java

    1. Choosing a Java SDK

  2. Appendix B JSPs and Servlets

    1. Why Both JSPs and Servlets?

    2. Simplifying JSPs with JavaBeans:Reusable Components

    3. Simplifying Your JSPs with Custom Tags

    4. Extending Tomcat

  3. Appendix C jbchroot.c

  4. Appendix D BadInputFilterValve.java

  5. Colophon