Disabling HTTP Methods in Apache Tomcat

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  • How to disable HTTP methods in Apache Tomcat?
  • How to disallow HTTP methods in Apache Tomcat?
  • For security reasons we would like to disable certain HTTP methods (PUT, DELETE, TRACE and OPTIONS) in Tomcat. Is there a way to do this by using Tomcat configuration?
  • How to disable HTTP TRACE/OPTIONS method?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
  • Apache Tomcat

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