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Tomcat Admin login issue

Mike Jenkins
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Joined: Jul 23, 2006
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For my Tomcat 4.1.27 Java container (on Windows server) I have to use the startup.bat and shutdown.bat to start and stop the Web Server.

I tried using the http://myserver:8080/admin/login.jsp with the correct username and password that I got from conf/tomcat-users.xml.

It gives me back a reply:
Access to requested resource has been denied

The form looks like this:

I tried to find j_security_check and there doesnt seem to be any reference to it anywhere in the Tomat folder. Please advise how I can correct this issue so I can use the Tomcat Admin GUI.
[ July 16, 2007: Message edited by: Mike Jenkins ]
Jesper de Jong
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"j_security_check" is a special value that Tomcat (and any other servlet container) recognises. Why are you putting this in a "response.encodeURL(...)" call? Just try it without that:

<form method="post" action="j_security_check" name="loginForm">

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