How to monitor remotely a windows tomcat application with visual vm (jmx)

add the following lines under “Java Options: ” in the tab “Java” of the tomcat7w.exe 

 

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-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=8008
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.authenticate=false
-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=false