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Quick tip: Enabling remote access to Tomcat JMX

If you want to connect JConsole/VisualVM to a remote Tomcat or set up Opsview check_jmx with Tomcat, then you’ll need to enable remote JMX support.
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Quick tip: Tomcat user realm digested passwords

Most Tomcat packages include a script ($TOMCAT_HOME/bin/digest.sh or .bat for Windows) that can be used to create a one-way digest of a password. I use this, in conjunction with file permissions, to protect the Tomcat manager password in $TOMCAT_HOME/conf/tomcat-users.xml from prying eyes.

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