I moved the CGI servlet mapping from tomcat/conf/web.xml to
/home/hosts/ourwebsite/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/web.xml and that did the
trick! I figured that the privileged="true" in Context.xml applies
only to that particular web application and hence I need to move the
Servlet Mapping to the webapplication's web.xml file.


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Joe Hansen <joe.hansen...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> We are using Tomcat 6 on a RedHat box.
> Today I installed AWStats and AWStats needs CGI. So I enabled the
> CGIServlet in the Tomcat's web.xml file. When I restarted Tomcat, I
> got the following error message:
> SEVERE: Error deploying web application directory docs
> java.lang.SecurityException: Servlet of class
> org.apache.catalina.servlets.CGIServlet is privileged and cannot be
> loaded by this web application
> How do I get around this issue? Please advise. Thanks for reading.
> Thank you,
> Joe
> Our Tomcat's server.xml file has two Virtual Hosts defined:
> <Host name="localhost" appBase="webapps" unpackWARs="true"
> autoDeploy="true" xmlValidation="false" xmlNamespaceAware="false">
> </Host>
> <Host name="ourwebsite.com" appBase="/home/hosts/ourwebsite/webapps"
> unpackWARs="true" autoDeploy="true" xmlValidation="false"
> xmlNamespaceAware="false">
>  <Alias>www.ourwebsite.com</Alias>
> </Host>
> /home/hosts/ourwebsiet/webapps/ROOT/META-INF/context.xml file is as follows:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <Context privileged="true">
> <loader delegate="false" />
> <ResourceLink global="jdbc/MySQLDatabase" name="jdbc/MySQLDatabase"
> type="javax.sql.DataSource" />
> </Context>

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