- Plesk 12.0 for Linux
- Plesk 12.5 for Linux
- Plesk Onyx 17.5 for Linux
- Plesk Onyx for Linux
How to verify if Tomcat service works in Plesk?
Note: Plesk Onyx 17.8 no longer provides and no longer manages Tomcat through GUI.
Plesk uses regular Tomcat server that comes with the operating system. There are two ways to access the JSP application on the Plesk server: through the 9080 (when not blocked by a firewall) port and through the 80 port.
When accessing the application using the 9080 port (e.g.,
), a response is received directly from the Tomcat server. Connect to the server via SSH and check that the port is listening on the IP addresses:
# netstat -plant | grep 9080
tcp 0 0 :::9080 :::* LISTEN 20018/java
http://example.com/WebAppName/, Apache Web server is requested, which forwards the request to Tomcat on the 9008 port by
( psa-mod_jk package ).
To verify if Tomcat is functioning on a domain:
Make sure Tomcat Java is installed and configured on the server.
Make sure the Hosting Plan allows Java application: Java applications is selected in Hosting Plans > plan_name > Resources, Java applications management is selected in Hosting Plans > plan_name > Permissions.
Then upload sample WAR application through the Plesk interface, restart Apache to force the web applications to work immediately, and check to see if it works.
If there are any problems with Tomcat, examine its log for errors. It is usually located in