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2012-12-12 Tomcat 7.0.34 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.34 of Apache Tomcat. This release contains a small number of bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.33. The notable changes include:

  • Improvements to the AccessLogValve to better handle non-standard DST changes and to provide option for the current access log to have a standard name.
  • Fix various JMX registration and deregistration issues.
  • Update the Eclipse JDT compiler to 4.2.1

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.34

2012-11-21 Tomcat 7.0.33 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.33 of Apache Tomcat. This release contains a small number of bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.32. The notable changes include:

  • A fix to the AccessLogValve to address a bug that caused some entries to be made with incorrect time stamps.
  • A re-written, smaller, faster HTTP header parser.
  • Further performance improvements for Jasper, Tomcat's JSP engine.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.33

2012-10-19 Tomcat 6.0.36 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 6.0.36 of Apache Tomcat. This release includes security and bug fixes over Apache Tomcat 6.0.35.

Download | ChangeLog for 6.0.36

2012-10-10 Tomcat 5.5.36 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 5.5.36 of Apache Tomcat. This release is primarily a bug fix release.

Note: As per the previous end of life announcement this will almost certainly be the final Apache Tomcat 5.5.x release. Users of the 5.5.x series are strongly encouraged to upgrade to at least 6.0.x and ideally 7.0.x.

Download | ChangeLog for 5.5.36

2012-10-09 Tomcat 7.0.32 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.32 of Apache Tomcat. This release contains a small number of bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.30. The notable changes include:

  • A new option to automatically remove old, unused versions (ones where there are no longer any active sessions) of applications deployed using parallel deployment.
  • Faster parsing of JSPs.
  • Make the members and deployer associated with a cluster visible via JMX.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.32

2012-09-14 Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.0 Released

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the release of Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.0.

The Apache Tomcat Maven Plugin provides goals to manipulate WAR projects within the Apache Tomcat servlet container.

The binaries are available from Maven repositories. You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat6-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.0</version>
</plugin>

or

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat7-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.0</version>
</plugin>

2012-09-06 Tomcat 7.0.30 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.30 of Apache Tomcat. This release contains numerous bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.29. The notable changes include:

  • Significantly reduced memory footprint during web application start while Servlet 3.0 annotation and SCI scanning is in progress.
  • Adds support for scanning of classes that use Java 7 specific byte code for Servlet 3.0 annotation and SCI scanning.
  • Improvements to DIGEST and FORM authentication.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.30

2012-07-08 Tomcat 7.0.29 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.29 of Apache Tomcat. This release corrects a small number of regressions introduced in the 7.0.28 release and takes account of several recent clarifications from the Servlet Expert Group as well as containing a handful of bug fixes and small improvements compared to version 7.0.28. The notable changes include:

  • Add support for a default error page
  • The servlet version defined in web.xml no longer determines if Tomcat scans for annotations when the web application starts. This is now solely controlled by metadata-complete element.
  • On web application start, JARs are now always scanned for ServletContainerInitializers regardless of the setting of metadata-complete

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.29

2012-06-19 Tomcat 7.0.28 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.28 of Apache Tomcat. This release is includes may improvements as well as a number of bug fixes compared to version 7.0.27. The notable changes include:

  • The minimum required APR/native library version required if the APR/native connector is used is now 1.1.24.
  • Various fixes and improvements to WebSocket support including the use of infinite timeouts by default for WebSocket connections.
  • Various fixes and improvements to annotation scanning.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.28

2012-06-13 Tomcat Native 1.1.24 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.1.24 of Tomcat Native.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.1.24

2012-05-31 Tomcat Connectors 1.2.37 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.37 of Apache Tomcat Connectors. This version fixes few bugs and regressions found in 1.2.36 release.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.2.37

2012-05-14 Tomcat Connectors 1.2.36 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.36 of Apache Tomcat Connectors. This version fixes few bugs found in 1.2.35 release.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.2.36

2012-04-05 Tomcat 7.0.27 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.27 of Apache Tomcat. This release is includes significant new features as well as a number of bug fixes compared to version 7.0.26. The notable changes include:

  • Support for the WebSocket protocol (RFC6455). Both streaming and message based APIs are provided and the implementation currently fully passes the Autobahn test suite. Also included are several examples.
  • A number of fixes to the HTTP NIO connector, particularly when using Comet.
  • Improve the memory leak prevention and detection code so that is works well with JVMs from IBM.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.27

2012-03-24 Tomcat Connectors 1.2.35 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.35 of Apache Tomcat Connectors. This version fixes few bugs found in 1.2.33 release.

Notice: Users of discontinued Apache HTTPD 1.3.x version will need to apply the r1305020 patch to be able to compile this version of mod_jk.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.2.35

2012-03-12 Tomcat Connectors 1.2.33 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.33 of Apache Tomcat Connectors. This version is principally a bugfix release.

Warning: There are stability issues with the mod_jk 1.2.33 release. If you have not yet upgraded to mod_jk 1.2.33 we recommend that you wait for the mod_jk 1.2.35 release. If you have upgraded and experienced issues we recommend that you downgrade to mod_jk 1.2.32 until mod_jk 1.2.35 is available.

Update: mod_jk 1.2.35 is available.

2012-03-02 Tomcat Native 1.1.23 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.1.23 of Tomcat Native. This version is principally a bugfix release.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.1.23

2012-02-21 Tomcat 7.0.26 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.26 of Apache Tomcat. This release is primarily a bug fix release and includes numerous bug fixes compared to version 7.0.25. The notable bug fixes include:

  • Improved @HandlesTypes processing which no longer loads all classes on web application start.
  • Ensure that POST bodies are available for reply after FORM authentication when using the AJP connectors
  • Corrected a regression that broke annotation scanning for many use cases including web applications packaged as WARs and many embedded scenarios.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.26

2012-02-01 Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.0-beta-1 Released

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the release of Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.0-beta-1.

The Apache Tomcat Maven Plugin provides goals to manipulate WAR projects within the Apache Tomcat servlet container.

The binaries are available from Maven repositories. You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat6-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.0-beta-1</version>
</plugin>

or

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat7-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.0-beta-1</version>
</plugin>

2012-01-21 Tomcat 7.0.25 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.25 of Apache Tomcat. This release includes numerous bug fixes and several new features compared to version 7.0.23. The notable new features include:

  • Align the Servlet 3.0 implementation with the changes defined in the first maintenance release (also known as Rev. A.). See the JCP documentation for a detailed list of changes.
  • Add support for connectors to automatically select a free port to bind to. This is useful when embedding and for testing.
  • Update to Commons Pool 1.5.7, Commons Daemon 1.0.8 and Eclipse JDT compiler 3.7.1.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.25

2012-01-16 Tomcat 5.5.35 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 5.5.35 of Apache Tomcat. This release includes many bug fixes and a number of security fixes over Apache Tomcat 5.5.34.

Note: End of life date for Apache Tomcat 5.5.x is announced. Read more...

Download | ChangeLog for 5.5.35

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