PXN8 and Tomcat

Here are instructions for configuring tomcat to run perl programs.

First you must edit your $TOMCAT_HOME/conf/web.xml file to enable the CGI servlet. This may not be enabled by default. To do so add the following text to your web.xml file…


Next you must rename the following file…


Stop and restart tomcat and you should be able to call the pxn8.pl perl script.


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  1. And in order to use it with Resin from Caucho, just replace org.apache.catalina.servlets.CGIServlet with com.caucho.servlets.CGIServlet and it should work.

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