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Tomcat down and up

Ed Carrington
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Joined: Oct 11, 2007
Posts: 77
Today our Tomcat 4.1.27 went down today a couple times today and gave back the generic "page not found" on all the web pages. That message only shows up when the container is shut down but in this case it was not shut down. It only stayed down for 5 minutes each time and came back up with nobody starting it up. Please advise what could cause this.
[ December 10, 2008: Message edited by: Ed Carrington ]
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13036
Pretty mysterious alright. Perhaps your DNS server was being fiddled with and the request never actually got to Tomcat at all??

I would certainly look for clues in the Tomcat logs.

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