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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials by Tanuj Khare

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Tomcat security permissions

Apache Tomcat comes with good security-enabled options, but every environment has its own requirement for security, based on the usage of the application. For example, banking sites require a high level of security, on the other hand, user-based applications require little security.

In Tomcat 7, the default permission is configured in TOMCAT_HOME/Conf directory. The security is a collective effort of four files which make the system. Let's discuss about each file and their functionality.

catalina.properties

This file contains information related to the access of the package, package definition, common loader, shared loader, and a list of JAR files, which are not necessary to be scanned at the startup of Tomcat. It helps ...

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