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How to find the version number of a http server?

Is there a way  to find the version number of an instance of Tomcat that is running?

I have access to the server but beyond listing it is a version 4 - there are any other release  info in the 'conf' files.

This is bugging me and Google plus Usenet could not enlighten the situation. Positive karma will be sent to all posters.

Thanks,

Kat in Seattle

Kat in seattle
Monday, August 16, 2004

is it a publically addressable server?

Netcraft is good at that:

http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph/?host=www.joelonsoftware.com

PopCulture
Monday, August 16, 2004

more straight to the point- do if you have access to the server and tomcat, you should(?) have access to the Tomcat manager???

1.)go to %TOMCAT_ROOT%\conf\tomcat-users.xml

add a line to create a new user with admin and manager rights:

<tomcat-users>
<user username="admin" password="admin" roles="admin,manager"/>
</tomcat-users>

2.)browse to http://(your server):(port tomcat runs at- default usually 8080)/manager/html and log in as your user you created

3.) server version is at very bottom of page, along with jvm version etc.

PopCulture
Monday, August 16, 2004

I am just wondering how would you send 'Positive Karma' to all posters!

JD
http://jdk.phpkid.org

JD
Monday, August 16, 2004

nmap?

RP
Tuesday, August 17, 2004

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