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Restart Tomcat With Single .bat File

Chetan Parekh
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Joined: Sep 16, 2004
Posts: 3636

Presently if I need to restart tomcat then first I have to run shutdown.bat and then startup.bat.

Is there anyway, by which I have to run only one .bat file to restart tomcat?


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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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The only problem with combining the shutdown.bat and startup.bat into a single file would be dealing with the time delay - it takes Tomcat a while to clean up during shutdown so you would need some way to wait.

Personally I don't think it is worth the trouble. If you need this capability to handle changes during development, why not use the Management application to restart a particular web application.
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