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How to upgrade Tomcat 6 to 6 . x
Frequently Asked Question

NOTE: Please ensure Yellowfin is not running when doing this.

1. Download the required core version of tomcat from
Please ensure you downloat the correct version, e.g. 64-bit

2. Extract the Tomcat folder anywhere on your PC

3. Copy the .jar , .dll and .exe files from the \apache-tomcat-xxxx\bin folder into the Yellowfin\appserver\bin folder

4. Copy the .jar files from the \apache-tomcat-xxxx\lib into the Yellowfin\appserver\lib folder

5. Start Tomcat and ensure it has been updated by checking the info.jsp(next to Application Server)

If you run into any errors/issues, please document all steps including errors in a separate post with reference to this FAQ.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:34 PM


does the same procedure work when upgrading Tomcat 6.x to 7.x (with the exception of downloading Tomcat from


Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:18 PM

Hello Guest,

Yes, the same process should be followed when upgrading from Tomcat 6.x to 7.x.

As the post mentions, if you run into any errors/ issues, please document all the steps including
errors and send those through to

Thank you very much,



Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:56 AM