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How to add admin users to Apache Tomat

Create an Admin User

To use the Tomcat Administration and Management tools, you must create a user with “admin” and “manager” roles. To do this, follow these steps:

Step 1 : Open the tomcat-users.xml file in theĀ CATALINA_home/conf directory with a text editor.

Step 2 : In this file, add the following entries to create the “admin” and “manager” roles:

<role rolename="manager"/>
<role rolename="admin"/>

3. In addition, add the following entry to create the “admin” user:

<user username="admin" password="myAdminPwd"
fullName="Administrator" roles="admin,manager"/>

4. Save and close the file.

5. Restart tomcat

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