Sun Cluster Data Service for Apache Tomcat Guide for Solaris OS

Sun Cluster HA for Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat acts as a servlet engine behind an Apache web server, or you can configure it as a standalone web server that includes the servlet engine.

Apache Tomcat is freely available under Apache Software License and can be downloaded from

The Sun Cluster HA for Apache Tomcat data service provides a mechanism for orderly startup and shutdown, fault monitoring, and automatic failover of the Apache Tomcat service.

The following table describes the relation between the application components and the related Sun Cluster data service.

Table 2 Protection of Components


Protected by 

Apache Tomcat 

Sun Cluster HA for Apache Tomcat