IIS 7 and Above
Modify IIS website settings without restarting Tomcat
Last post Jan 22, 2018 12:57 AM by terridonahue
Sep 14, 2017 01:34 PM|Ron van Pol|LINK
We have setup HTTPPlatformHandler using Tomcat 8.5. It works like a charm, but I don't like the fact that ANY change to the IIS website immediately triggers a restart of tomcat. A simple thing as adding binding or modifying logging settings triggers
a restart, which is unwanted. I would like to have more control over when Tomcat is restarted and be able to change settings of the IIS website without a Tomcat restart. Is that possible?
Jan 22, 2018 12:57 AM|terridonahue|LINK
There are certain settings in IIS that force an application recycle. Since you have the HTTPPlatformHandler loaded in that application, Tomcat will recycle as well. There isn't a way to isolate this behavior.