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Remove the embedded Tomcat version from the error message

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Updated June 8, 2017

Overview

This article describes how to remove the version string from Tomcat HTTP error messages by repackaging the catalina.jar file with an updated ServerInfo.properties file.

Environment

  • WHD 12.4.x
  • WHD 12.5.x
  • Linux OS

Steps

  1. Go to <WHD_INSTAL_DIR>/bin/tomcat/lib.
  2. Run the following command to unpack the catalina.jar file:
    jar xf catalina.jar org/apache/catalina/util/ServerInfo.properties
  3. Update the ServerInfo.properties file by changing the server.info line to server.info=Apache Tomcat.
  4. Run the following command to repackage the catalina.jar file:
    jar uf catalina.jar org/apache/catalina/util/ServerInfo.properties
  5. Remove <WHD_INSTAL_DIR>/bin/tomcat/lib/org. This file was created when the ServerInfo.properties file was extracted.
  6. Restart WHD.

 

 

 

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