View Full Version : problem with tomcat

10-08-2003, 08:42 PM

There is no group for jsp/tomcat problems. and not a single return for tomcat in any post. if this is not the right place for this question, please direct me elsewhere.

i ran the tomcat install, and the jre install routines, and i am getting no response from the hello.jsp example page. the servlet seems to work fine. i am also getting a 500 error on a test jsp page that i placed on my domain root folder. i tried uninstalling and reinstalling both the jre and tomcat. any suggestions?





11-01-2003, 02:11 PM
I would like to see a JSP/Servlet/Tomcat forum also. Anybody that has expertise or interest in this area feel free to e-mail me. I worked with Java servlets before and Apache Java Server Engine (precursor to Tomcat) and am trying to ramp up on JSP and Tomcat.

Thank you.

11-01-2003, 02:28 PM
flaunt, I'm going to try this install and test today and I'll get back to you. Have you tried installing and running the test on your own machine using localhost ( IP address?

11-20-2003, 07:14 PM
Hi guys,

I am running a tomcat site just fine locally, but when I try to move the webapp to /var/tomcat/webapps, I have no luck at all bringing it up. It created the directory on startup, but didn't unjar. I unjarred manually, but I can't find any URL that will bring up the app. The hardcoded "hw" directory seems to be configured in some magical place that I can't get to.

I tried adding the Context directly in server.xml (though this shouldn't be necessary for a war), but still no luck.

I could hijack "hw" if I could get them to chown the WEB-INF/web.xml file over to me (it's root by default in both hw and ROOT), but no luck so far.

One good hint I picked up from their tech is the restart script for tomcat:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/tomcat4 restart

If anyone has managed to bring up a page in ROOT or their own web-apps, please tell me the secret, and what URL to use.


12-18-2003, 04:10 PM
you should look into /etc/httpd/conf/mod_jk.conf its the place where you tell apache to forward stuff to tomcat