How to use Tomcat Control in Siteworx

Tomcat Control provides you a way to control your Tomcat instance from Siteworx if you're using our Java web hosting. Using Tomcat control you can stop, start or restart your Apache Tomcat container.

To use Tomcat Control log into siteworx at https://serverhostname.com:2443/siteworx

Click on Tomcat Control section at left hand side menu, this will show the options you have with this module on right
hand side.

To know the current status of your tomcat container click on “Tomcat Status” button, if your container is running
properly without any problems it will show a message “Your Tomcat container is online! “

If it shows an error, You can restart your container from the same section. Choose “Restart Tomcat” from dropdown
menu, and click on “Submit” button. This action will first stop the tomcat container and then start it again. A
relevant message will be displayed on completion of restart.

You can also start the Tomcat container if it has stopped somehow. To start the container choose “Start Tomcat” from
dropdown menu and click on “Submit” button. This will start tomcat and a relevant message will be displayed.

You can also stop the Tomcat container from this section. To stop the container choose “Stop Tomcat” from dropdown
menu and click on “Submit” button. This will stop tomcat and a relevant message will be displayed.

Please note: Sometimes Tomcat will fail to shutdown if Tomcat is experiencing some kind of exceptions such as out of memory errors. To fix those you will need to ssh into your account and kill the java PIDs manually before restarting your container.

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