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Tomcat Restart Programatically?

John Vergis
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Joined: Feb 24, 2004
Posts: 59

I have a requirement where I have to Restart my Tomcat5 Server, programatically, Could ne1 help me out in letting me know the appropriate API to make use of, to achieve this.

I don't want to reload/redeploy the webapp, but the Tomcat Server itself.

Thanks In Advance
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12889
Basically you just have to execute the startup.bat batch file. This can be done with one of the java.lang.Runtime exec methods - be sure to consume the stdout and stderr streams that result.

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