How to Disable automatic deployment on production servers using Tomcat

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Tomcat can be configured to check on a regular basis if the files of your application have changed on disk, and redeploy the application if they did. As checking if files have changed is incredibly cpu and memory intensive it is recommend to disable the automatic web application redeployment feature, on production servers which is enabled by default. Modify it so that it resembles the snippet below:

<host appbase="webapps" autodeploy="false" name="localhost" unpackwars="true" xmlnamespaceaware="false" xmlvalidation="false" />

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