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JanS said...

Hi Tim,

just one remark regarding status check. There is a difference between simple port usage or process status check and some kind of functional status check.

I would prefer to use something like
curl -I http://localhost:8090 >/dev/null && return 0 || return 1

It allows you to get HTTP from Tomcat.

BR
Jan

JanS said...


it is a line copied from bash function, port may differ and return clause is not allowed in simple command as well.

Tim... said...

Hi.

I just added a basic curl test. Thanks for the feedback. :)

Cheers

Tim...

Jiechao said...

Thanks for this great tutorial! But what's the point of doing "export CATALINA_BASE=$CATALINA_HOME"? Is "CATALINA_BASE" being used anywhere?

Tim... said...

Hi.

It's really for my benefit. We have a few multi-instance Tomcats, where the CATALINA_HOME and CATALINA_BASE are separated.

Cheers

Tim...

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