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Multiple Tomcat Instances on the same box

Bruce Jin
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How to configure multiple tomcat instances using a single Tomcat code base?
I could not find any document about this.
Thanks.


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The main thing is you have to configure server.xml so that the different instances use unique ports.
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Bruce Jin
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Thanks.
I know how to configure server.xml if I use multiple Tomcat instalations.
I don't how to configure multiple instances based on ONE Tomcat install.
Bear Bibeault
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Do you really need multiple Tomcat instances, or are multiple virtual hosts what you really need?


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William Brogden
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Does that mean you want one JVM to run two instances of Tomcat? Why?
If what you really want is to host two separate and distinct web sites in the same instance, I believe that can be done by configuring server.xml. It is called "virtual hosting" - a google search for "tomcat virtual host" turned up a bunch of references.
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Bruce Jin
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Thanks.
I will look into multiple virtual hosts. Maybe this is what I need.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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