[Deploying Sakai] tomcat and default keystore password

Jon Gorrono jpgorrono at ucdavis.edu
Fri Oct 2 12:43:11 PDT 2009

Thanks for responding....

neither of these attributes had (have) been changed.

it's as if the mechanism in tomcat for parsing the passord attribute
and applying it is broken

... I'll refresh the tomcat binaries next

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 6:15 AM, Grossman,John E
<john.grossman at mdanderson.org> wrote:
> In your SSL connector element in server.xml is it possible that your
> keyalias and keystoreFile attributes were changed when you deployed?
> On 10/1/09 7:47 PM, "Jon Gorrono" <jpgorrono at ucdavis.edu> wrote:
>> I am hoping to find someone else who has seen this symptom, if you
>> have, please call out.
>> In short: After restarting tomcat after one 24 period of runtime,
>> tomcat no longer understands how to use a keystore password (for ssl
>> port) other than the default.
>> longer: on Wed at about noon my time, we deployed a test tag to out
>> test cluster.... it was the good old days
>> on Thursday at about the same time we bounced the cluster nodes (all
>> but one) to deploy a new workspace.info.url (that's from memory)
>> property and the ssl port connector would not install saying the
>> password was wrong or the keystore was mucked with.
>> checked the keystore with keytool and everything is as it was the day before
>> On the one remaining node without the prop change, we bounced it just
>> to see what would happen... same thing
>> tried changing the passwords for keystore and the cluster's cert
>> private key and changing this passwd in server.xml.... nada
>> there were no system patches in the interim, nor any apparent changes
>> to the size and 'last touch' date of the keystore file or any config
>> files, etc.
>> What 'worked' was to remove any ref to passwords in the server.xml
>> connector tag and let it assume the default.
>> still broken FMPOV, but the servers are running.
>> Anyone having flashbacks?

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