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How to Remotely Debug Application Running on Tomcat From Within Intellij IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA

This post would look into how to tackle and debug issues in scenarios where they only occur in production (or other remote environment) but not in development environment. As anybody who has been in this kind of situation would acknowledge, trying to pinpoint the cause of these kind of “issues” might quickly end up being […]

Using Docker to efficiently create multiple tomcat instances

Using Docker to efficiently create multiple tomcat instances

In my previous blog article I gave a short introduction into Docker (“an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere”). In this article we’ll check out how to create an image for Tomcat 7 and the Java 7 JDK as dependency. So, let’s […]

Debugging the dreaded “SEVERE: Error listenerStart” and “SEVERE: Error filterStart” tomcat error messages

Just a quick post that I hope might benefit others. If you have been developing web applications on tomcat for a while you have likely come the two error messages mentioned in the title: SEVERE: Error listenerStart and SEVERE: Error filterStart. SEVERE: Error listenerStart Occurs when an exception is thrown in the contextInitialized method of a ServletContextListener […]