Tech Tip: Upgrade CCC 2.94 Apache Tomcat from 7.0.70 to 7.0.73 (Windows)

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Apache released a patch for Tomcat to address several vulnerabilities arising from recent internet attacks. Upgrade your CCC 2.9.4 Apache Tomcat installation by following these steps (Windows only):

 

1. Download and extract the apache-tomcat-7.0.73-windows-x64.zip file from this location:

   http://mirror.reverse.net/pub/apache/tomcat/tomcat-7/v7.0.73/bin/apache-tomcat-7.0.73-windows-x64.zip

2. Decompress the zip file. The folder structure should look as follows:


 

3. Stop the existing Apache Tomcat service.

4. Rename the ApacheTomcat folder from <ccc-install-folder>\ApacheTomcat to <ccc-install-folder>\ApacheTomcat_Backup.

5. Copy the extracted apache-tomcat-7.0.73 folder into the <ccc-install-folder>.

6. Rename the apache-tomcat-7.0.73 folder in <ccc-install-folder> to ApacheTomcat.

7. Copy the conf and webapps subfolders from ApacheTomcat_Backup to ApacheTomcat, replacing the existing ones.

8. Start the Apache Tomcat service.

9. Verify that the new Apache Tomcat version number appears correcty in the URL (http://<ip_address>:port/) and in the following two log files:

  • <ccc-install-folder>\ ApacheTomcat \logs\ca_ccc-stderr
  • <ccc-install-folder>\ ApacheTomcat \logs\catalina

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