[CentOS] 5.4 and tomcat5

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 15:44:54 UTC 2010


On 3/9/2010 9:08 AM, rray_1 at comcast.net wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Mar 2010, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>
>>> I set up a 5.4 server with tomcat5
>>> All standard packages from CentOS repo
>>> I can not seem to access the tomcat manager from a remote host
>>> I can access the tomcat admin remotely
>>> I have a manager role and user defined in tomcat-users.xml
>>> Attempting to access the manager gets me
>>>
>>> HTTP Status 403 - Access to the requested resource has been denied
>> <snip>
>> Sounds like a firewall issue to me, but I'd check the logfiles.
>>
>>        mark
>>
>
> No firewall running
>
> # iptables -L
> Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
>
> Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
>
> Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
>
> The are no errors in catalina.out
> Also I have a CentOS 5.4 runnig tomcat6 downloaded from apache
> I have no problem remotely accessing manager
> We also have other Linux runnig tomcat from packages and they have no
> problem accessing the manager remotely
> It "appears" to be particular to the CentOS package
> I do not know enough about tomcat to fix this package

A 403 response means you reached the web server network-wise but the 
server is denying access because it is configured to restrict clients 
and you haven't authenticated correctly.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com





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