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CABI/Jasper update Apache Tomcat 9

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Article ID: 239277

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Products

CA Service Operations Insight (SOI)

Issue/Introduction

The current Tomcat version used in CABI 7.1.1 is obsolete and needs to be updated to address vulnerabilities.


Current Tomcat in use Apache Tomcat Version 8.5.70.

Cause

Previous Tomcat CABI version was updated from 8.5.30 to 8.5.70 based on documented steps

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article/224019/vulnerabilities-in-tomcat-8530-for-cabi.html

 

The same procedure can be used to upgrade from either standard CABI 7.1.1 version Tomcat 8.5.30 or 8.5.70

Environment

Release : 4.2

Component : Service Operations Insight (SOI) Security

Resolution

The documentation required to upgrade CABI 7.1.1 to Tomcat 9 can be found at the above link, as well as here:

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article/224019/vulnerabilities-in-tomcat-8530-for-cabi.html

An additional file is included, which is required to enable SSO functionality when using Tomcat 9.

This has been tested against Tomcat 9.0.62 which is the latest version available at time of testing.

Additional Information

Tomcat 9 downloads are available here

https://tomcat.apache.org/download-90.cgi

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steps to do the actual upgrade of Tomcat:

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This information is specific to SOI - CABI 7.1.1 integration.

Not advised for use with other CABI versions or integration with other Broadcom products.

Using CABI 7.1.1

 

The Tomcat provided with CABI 7.1.1 can be upgraded to 8.5.70 by replacing some files from the existing CABI Tomcat installation.

 

Please follow the below steps.

  1. Stop 'CA Business Intelligence Tomcat' service
  2. Go to the below location

    CA\SC\CA Business Intelligence\apache-tomcat  

  1. Take a backup of the above apache-tomcat folder
  2. Download the attached zip file and replace the files under apache-tomcat
  3. Start 'CA Business Intelligence Tomcat' service.

 

Attachments

Tomcat_9.0.60_Upgrade_CABI-7.1.1_1649759088720.zip get_app