Top Level Elements
Apache Tomcat Configuration Reference
The Server Component
A Server element represents the entire Catalina
servlet container. Therefore, it must be the single outermost element
conf/server.xml configuration file. Its attributes
represent the characteristics of the servlet container as a whole.
All implementations of Server
support the following attributes:
Java class name of the implementation to use. This class must
If no class name is specified, the standard implementation will
The TCP/IP port number on which this server waits for a shutdown
command. This connection must be initiated from the same server
computer that is running this instance of Tomcat. Set to
to disable the shutdown port. Note: Disabling the shutdown port will
prevent shutdown.bat and catalina.bat from stopping the Tomcat process
on Windows operating systems. Operating systems that use the *.sh scripts
will not be affected by disabling the shutdown port.
The command string that must be received via a TCP/IP connection
to the specified port number, in order to shut down Tomcat.
The standard implementation of Server is
It supports the following additional attributes (in addition to the
common attributes listed above):