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Enabling UTF-8 Characters for the Shinydrive Web Client

This article applies to the Shinydrive Web Client.


An international customer might have issues with special characters breaking the web interface.


Ensure that Tomcat is setup to accept UTF-8 encoding.

Editing server.xml

  1. Locate server.xml in \{tomcat home} -> conf

  2. Edit the connector for port 8080 to look like this

     <Connector port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1"
        redirectPort="8443" URIEncoding="UTF-8"/>

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