The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache
Tomcat 8.x users should be using 8.5.x releases in preference to 8.0.x
Apache Tomcat 8 is an open source software implementation of the Java
Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java
WebSocket and Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for
Apache Tomcat 8.5.x is intended to replace 8.0.x and includes new
features pulled forward from the 9.0.x branch. The notable changes since
- Add support for the maxDays attribute to the AccessLogValve and
ExtendedAccessLogValve. This allows the maximum number of days for
which rotated access logs should be retained before deletion to be
- Avoid infinite recursion, when trying to validate a session while
loading it with PersistentManager.
- Correct two protocol errors with HTTP/2 PUSH_PROMISE frames.
- The OpenSSL engine SSL session will now ignore invalid accesses.
Please refer to the change log for the complete list of changes:
Migration guides from Apache Tomcat 7.x and 8.0.x:
- The Apache Tomcat team