Tomcat

Tomcat manager login details

To reset Tomcat manager password, follow simple steps.

1) Got to the apache-tomcat directory and open file following in your favorite editor

cd /usr/local/apache-tomcat-6.0.20/conf/

vi tomcat-users.xml

Part of file contents before update.

<tomcat-users>
<!--
<role rolename="tomcat"/>
<role rolename="role1"/>
<user username="tomcat" password="tomcat" roles="tomcat"/>
<user username="both" password="tomcat" roles="tomcat,role1"/>
<user username="role1" password="tomcat" roles="role1"/>
-->

</tomcat-users>

Now , update the file as follows

<tomcat-users>
<!--
<role rolename="tomcat"/>
<role rolename="role1"/>
<user username="tomcat" password="tomcat" roles="tomcat"/>
<user username="both" password="tomcat" roles="tomcat,role1"/>
<user username="role1" password="tomcat" roles="role1"/>
-->

<role rolename="manager"/>
  <role rolename="admin"/>
  <user username="admin" password="YOURPASSWORD" roles="admin,manager"/>
</tomcat-users>

For changes to take effect, restart the Tomcat service and check by logging with the user admin and password that you have set.

Abhijit Sandhan

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