Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat is an open source J2EE Web container software that has been developed by ASF (Apache Software Foundation), the creator of the most popular HTTP server software. It is also the reference implementation of Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages specifications. Tomcat 4.1.18, the latest stable release at the time of this writing, implements Servlet 2.3 and JavaServer Pages 1.2 specifications. Work is underway on Tomcat 5 to support Servlet 2.4 and JavaServer Pages 2.0 specifications. Because the changes offered by these new versions in the area of security are minimal, we focus our discussion around Tomcat 4.1.18 and point out the new features wherever appropriate. Subsequent releases in the 4.x series, or even the 5.x series, ...

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