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We have a web application running on Tomcat in a remote machine. I needed to make some changes to some of the screens in the application. So I took a mirror copy of the entire tomcat folder to my local machine. And I tested my changes on my machine and it works fine. I tried to update these changes to the remote machine. So, when I copied the WEB-INF/classes folder to the remote machine and restarted Tomcat, it wouldn't work. It's not picking up the latest class files. Instead, it's using the old class files. Please help..
If you replace the class files with the new ones, how could it pick up the older (now non-existant) ones? Examine your procedures to ensure that the files are getting put where you think they are and that the container is being properly restarted.