Guidelines for deploying Unica Platform on Apache Tomcat®

You must follow a set of guidelines when you deploy Unica Platform on Apache Tomcat.

Make sure that the version of Apache Tomcat meets the requirements that are described in the Recommended Software Environments and Minimum System Requirements document. Use the following guidelines when you deploy Unica Platform on Apache Tomcat:

  1. Deploy the HCL unica.war file as an enterprise application on Tomcat Apache server.
    Note: Deployment of HCL EAR file is not supported in Tomcat.
    1. Edit the file for the respective product instances script in the bin directory under your Tomcat instances directory to add the following Java options:

      - Dfile.encoding=UTF-8


      In case you are deploying a non-production setup, add


      In case of a production setup, this Java option must be removed or set to false.

    2. Restart Tomcat.
  2. If deploying in a production environment, you can add JVM heap setting for that tomcat instance in app-one/bin/ file respectively for all the instances.

    For DB2, set progressiveStreaming = 2 in the UnicaPlatformDSdatasource configuration.

  3. When Unica war is deployed on Tomcat, complete the following configuration in server.xml, where unica.war is deployed.
    Add relaxedQueryChars under unica server.xml as mentioned below.
    <Connector port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1"
    ,^" />