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Important Note: Please see chapter Apache Tomcat Installation for details regarding the installation of Apache Tomcat Servlet Engine.

Important Note: Please see chapter Apache Tomcat Configuration for details regarding the further configuration of Apache Tomcat Servlet Engine  after the setup was completed.

Important Note: Please consider modifications between Tomcat 7 and Tomcat 8, check

Especially the default character encoding has been changed with Tomcat 8 (see also

When using external calls to WebOffice 10.4 SP2 (WebOffice APIs, WebOffice map widget) with special characters please adapt the Tomcat settings for the encoding. To use the default encoding from Tomcat 7, configure the parameters URIEncoding="ISO-8859-1" useBodyEncodingForURI="true" as in the example below (C:\Tomcat\conf\server.xml) for both ports, 8080 and 8009 (apache connector):


With this setting the character encoding ISO-8859-1 will be used for GET and POST requests. You can use any other encoding explicitely in the request.


Apache Tomcat is the recommended and certified Servlet Engine used for running WebOffice 10.4 SP2.

In case you want to use a different Servlet Engine, please contact your corresponding WebOffice support team.

WebOffice 10.4 SP2 is certified for Apache Tomcat 8.0.38. You can download the installation file from: