This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
While starting Tomcat 6.0.18, it is not creating the connections without war files. as far my knowledge, it should create the connection irrespective of war files, taking the configurations from context.xml from conf folder.
however, in 6.0.29, it is creating the connections while starting up taking the configurations from context.xml, irrespective of war file.