By default manager application [hostname:8080/manager] or host-manager [hostname:8080/host-manager] just can be accessed by localhost on the same machine where tomcat server installed. So, if you try to access it from different machine/remote computer, you will get error notification like this “403 access denied you are not authorized to view this page”. The solution of this problem, you need to change some code from context.xml


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Next step, restart your tomcat server

Finally, access your tomcat manager from your remote host, e.g my tomcat server ip address is, so access it on your web browser with: