The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache
Apache Tomcat 8 is an open source software implementation of the Java
Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java
WebSocket and Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for
Apache Tomcat 8.5.x replaces 8.0.x and includes new features pulled
forward from the 9.0.x branch. The notable changes since 8.5.51 include:
Add new attribute persistAuthentication to both StandardManager and
PersistentManager to support authentication persistence.
Patch provided by Carsten Klein
A zero length AJP secret will now behave as if it has not been
Add the TLS request attributes used by IIS to the attributes that
an AJP Connector will always accept.
Please refer to the change log for the complete list of changes: