Top Level Elements
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 address on which this server waits for a shutdown
command. If no address is specified,
localhost is used.
The TCP/IP port number on which this server waits for a shutdown
command. Set to
-1 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
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):