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TCMAN Reference : Server actions : Display and manage an instance's configuration (config)

Display and manage an instance's configuration (config)


View, add, update, or delete the property values specified in ../conf/ and in ../conf/
When you run config with no parameters, it displays the core Tomcat server’s configuration, and all the properties in both .../conf/ and .../conf/ Note, however, that you can only view You cannot modify its contents with the config action.

Syntax config [general_options] [prop_name|prop_name=value|+prop_name=value|~prop_name]


Specify one or more of the general TCMAN options. Run help config to see which general options are appropriate.
Display the specified property and its value.
Set the value of a property that exists in .../conf/
Add a new property to .../conf/ and set its value.
Remove the specified property from .../conf/


Show the configuration and properties of acme1, an instance of the core server, pashome:
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config
Using CATALINA_BASE: /psc/acme1
Using CATALINA_HOME: /psc/pashome
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: /psc/acme1/temp
Using JRE_HOME: /tools/linuxx86_64/java64/jdk1.7.0_02/
Using CLASSPATH: /psc/pashome/bin/bootstrap.jar:/psc/pashome/bin/tomcat-juli.jar
Using CATALINA_PID: /psc/acme1/temp/
Server version: Apache Tomcat/7.0.42
Server built: Jul 2 2013 08:57:41
Server number:
OS Name: Linux
OS Version: 2.6.18-164.el5
Architecture: amd64
JVM Version: 1.7.0_02-b13
Display the value of a single property:
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config
Update the value of a property that exists in the file and then check the value:
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config
$: config
Add a new property/value pair to the file and check the value:
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config +my.home.dir=/home/jarhead
$: config my.home.dir
Update the server certificate in the file (see for information about generating, exporting, and downloading a new server certificate):
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config
Remove a property/value pair from the file and check if deletion was successful:
$: /psc/acme1/bin/ config ~my.home.dir
$: config my.home.dir
Property does not exist - my.home.dir
Caution: There are no restrictions to property removal. The server will be unable to start if you remove a property required by conf/server.xml.


*All property names are case sensitive.
*You cannot enter multiple property names (prop_name) on the command line to view, update, or add properties to the file.
*You cannot use the config action to update existing values or add new values to the file