If you have not already set up an MBean server, configure one, together with a JSR-160 connector. You create an MBean Server and associated JSR-160 connector by setting the relevant system properties at JVM startup.


Use a text editor to open the Tomcat catalina.shstart script catalina.sh, in the $TOMCAT_HOME/bin/ directory.


Add the following properties:

[ $1!= "stop" ] && JAVA_OPTS="-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote \
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=6969 \
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=false \
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.authenticate=false $JAVA_OPTS"
export JAVA_OPTS

Save the file.