Apache Tomcat configuration requires manager-gui role & apache service stop/restart or system reboot

Bug #998416 reported by Susan Spencer
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Ubuntu Server Guide

Bug Description

The following information should be added to the document at

In setting up an Apache server, the /etc/tomcat6/tomcat-users.xml must be updated with a user assigned to the manager-gui role:
1. Open tomcat-users.xml file:
     sudo gedit /etc/tomcat6/tomcat-users.xml
2. Add manager-gui role and create a user:
     <role rolename="manager-gui"/>
     <user username="mymanagerusername" password="s3cret" roles="manager-gui"/>
3. Restart the apache service for configuration changes to take effect:
     sudo service apache2 restart

Tags: serverguide
John Kim (kotux)
tags: added: serverguide
John Kim (kotux)
Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
no longer affects: ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)
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