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restricting access to manager and admin

Tobin Jackson

Joined: Sep 01, 2004
Posts: 17
Hello everyone,

I placed the following "Valve" tag in my manager.xml context file.

However, when I try to access the manager app locally i get the big "403:forbidden"... Comment it out and I'm in

I'm using Tomcat 5.0.27/linux. Any ideas?

Surasak Leenapongpanit
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Joined: May 10, 2002
Posts: 341

In addition to the password restrictions the manager web application could be restricted by the remote IP address or host by adding a RemoteAddrValve or RemoteHostValve. Here is an example of restricting access to the localhost by IP address:

<Context path="/manager" debug="0" privileged="true"
<Valve className="org.apache.catalina.valves.RemoteAddrValve"

I agree. Here's the link:
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