18 May 2017
Tomcat 8 for EveryoneBrett Bourquin , Manfred Moser
tomcat pack provides version 7 of the
Apache Tomcat web application server and is a very
popular pack for OneOps users running Java-powered web applications. With the
recent release we are bringing you an important update to
First and foremose we are adding support for version 8. This means that usage of Servlet Specification 3.1 and JSP Specification 2.3 is now possible in your applications. Specifically Tomcat version 8.5.12 is now available. Please see below for special consideration when upgrading.
We have also deprecated the
mirrors attribute of the
tomcat component. If
the attribute is empty we will now use the mirror service of the cloud. All
users are encouraged to remove any mirrors they have defined and leave the cloud
administrators to take care of this detail for you. If defined the
component will continue to use that attribute for backwards compatibility.
build version is deprecated in favor of one drop down for the complete
version as used by the the Tomcat project itself. Deprecation notices are added
in the user interface as required for now and complete removal of the elements
will follow in a future release. Please ensure to move to a version that is not
Upgrading to 8.5.12
If you are upgrading from 7.0.x to 8.5+, note that the pack contains a hardcoding
of the major version on the install directory and the name changes from
tomcat8. Make sure you review the
and other components as required, to ensure that any references to
tomcat8. This hardcoded setup will be removed in the near future.