tomcatAuthorization is not available in RHEL 7 or JWS 3 Tomcat

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • On community tomcat releases, we had previously used the tomcatAuthorization property:
<Connector port="8009" protocol="AJP/1.3" redirectPort="8443" tomcatAuthentication="false" tomcatAuthorization="true" />
  • But this is not accepted on RHEL 7's tomcat or JWS 3's Tomcat 7


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • Tomcat 7.0.54
  • JBoss Enterprise Web Server (JWS) 3.x
    • Tomcat 7.0.59

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