Hi Kent, For tomcat/thredds, the webapps directory only needs the thredds.war. You should see the manager app in there too, but we're not putting it there. My local webapps directory looks like this: address@hidden ~/apache-tomcat-7.0.53/webapps $ ls ROOT docs examples host-manager manager thredds thredds.war -Lansing On 4/22/2014 11:43 AM, Kent Gardner wrote: > New Client Reply: Urgent: UMASS Production Tomcat/THREDDS server shut down > due to flood of DNS requests > > Hi Ethan, > > > There were several .war files and their directories (e.g., 1x.war, 7777.war, > 8888.war, lxplxy.war) in the tomcat/webapps directory that were suspicious . > We are not sure how they were uploaded. We've removed the files and changed > the tomcat password. We'll continue to research the problem and monitor the > system. > > > For a tomcat/ thredds installation do you have a typical directory list of > what should be in webapps? > > > Thanks for the URL. > > > -Kent > > > -------------------------------- > Kent Gardner > SMAST - UMass Dartmouth > 200 Mill Road, Suite 325 > Fairhaven, MA 02719 > > Phone: 508-910-9027 > Email: address@hidden > -------------------------------- > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Unidata THREDDS Support" <address@hidden> > To: address@hidden > Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, "kent > gardner" <address@hidden>, address@hidden, "michael deignan" > <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, "ru > morrison" <address@hidden> > Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:26:41 PM > Subject: [THREDDS #IXX-362335]: Urgent: UMASS Production Tomcat/THREDDS > server shut down due to flood of DNS requests > > Do you know how this file was uploaded to Tomcat and then run? Is it a .war > file that was installed through the Tomcat manager app? Or did it get > uploaded in some other way and run in some other way? > > If the first, is the Tomcat manager available only through SSL and only to a > restricted set of IP addresses? There's a section on doing that in this > Security page in the TDS tutorials: > > https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/thredds/current/tds/tds4.3/tutorial/Security.html > > Ethan > >> Hi All, >> >> I just talked to Kent and Mike. They are working very hard on fixing >> this issue. Based on my understanding from Kent, he is cleaning the >> unknown files in Tomcat. He said he will restart Tomcat in about one >> hour, and monitor its performance. Kent found some unknown files >> that was uploaded in Tomcat which is continuously running. It seems >> like virus file from China. We need to find a way to stop anyone >> to upload the program to Tomcat. >> >> Regards, >> >> Chen > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: IXX-362335 > Department: Support THREDDS > Priority: Normal > Status: Open > > > > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: IXX-362335 > Department: Support THREDDS > Priority: Normal > Status: Open > Link: > https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/esupport/staff/index.php?_m=tickets&_a=viewticket&ticketid=23815 Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: IXX-362335 Department: Support THREDDS Priority: Normal Status: Open
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