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From siss...@insession.com
Subject RE: More Tomcat Updates
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 23:23:51 GMT
Done.

I added some questions to the end of the Wiki page (I haven't had a chance 
to investigate them) if you know the answers, please update the Wiki page.

Thanks,

John

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"Jeff Genender" <jgenender@savoirtech.com> wrote on 11/05/2005 12:12:19 
AM:

> John,
> 
> Thanks for the comments.  However...I highly invite the changing of 
> my work.  This is a community project and I really can use the help.
> The more people who find issues, then this is good.  It means people
> are playing around with this.  I want that people show some interest
> in this component.  So thanks for taking the time to comment on it.
> 
> Your ideas are great.  Update the Wiki!!!!  I emplore you to rush in!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jeff
> 
> From: sissonj@insession.com [mailto:sissonj@insession.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 7:08 AM
> To: dev@geronimo.apache.org
> Subject: Re: More Tomcat Updates

> 
> A couple of comments on the Tomcat wiki to get your opinion, rather 
> than me rushing in and changing your great work... 
> 
> * It might be safer (for newbies) to have the example not specify 
> configids as arguments when geronimo is started.  The reason being 
> they may have deployed other configurations when previously running 
> Geronimo, before they get around to setting up Tomcat. The current 
> example also does not start org/apache/geronimo/RuntimeDeployer, 
> which may cause some problems.   I have seen a few newbies caught 
> out by this in the past. 
> 
> Instead of: 
> 
>     java -Djava.endorsed.dirs=lib/endorsed -jar bin/server.jar 
> org/apache/geronimo/Tomcat 
> 
> have: 
> 
>     java -Djava.endorsed.dirs=lib/endorsed -jar bin/server.jar 
> 
>    Start another shell and start the Tomcat configuration using the 
command: 
> 
>         java -jar bin/deployer.jar --user system --password manager 
> start org/apache/geronimo/Tomcat 
> 
> * Instead of saying "NOTE: CATALINA_HOME environment variable is 
> required to run Tomcat. It's set to var/catalina/ via the GBean 
> attribute catalinaHome in j2ee-server-tomcat-plan.xml" would the 
> following be clearer?: 
> 
> NOTE: The CATALINA_HOME environment variable is not used by Tomcat 
> when running inside Geronimo. The Catalina home directory is set to 
> var/catalina/ via the GBean attribute catalinaHome in j2ee-server-
> tomcat-plan.xml" 
> 
> * Could you explain how a module builder is selected when a web-app 
> is deployed.  E.G. what happens if I have both a geronimo-jetty.xml 
> and a geronimo-tomcat.xml file in the WEB-INF directory and both 
> Jetty and Geronimo are configured. 
> 
> * It might be worth showing the steps on how to disable Jetty and 
> only have Tomcat.  I would imagine the majority of users would want 
> to use one or the other, but not both. 
> 
> Regards, 
> 
> John 
> 
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> 
> Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org> 
> 09-May-2005 12:56 PM 
> 
> Please respond to
> dev@geronimo.apache.org
> 
> To
> 
> dev@geronimo.apache.org 
> 
> cc
> 
> Subject
> 
> Re: More Tomcat Updates
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Ok...disregard the point on showing me the links to Tomcat and 
> deprecated min/maxProcessor.  The Tomcat SSL doc appears to be old...the 

> server.xml file that is included in the Tomcat 5.5.9 source contains the 

> thread versions.  I have made the and will commit the file shortly.
> 
> Thanks again for pointing this out.
> 
> Jeff
> 
> Jeff Genender wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >  > sissonj@insession.com wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> Hi Jeff,
> >>
> >> Great work!
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> >> In your the example SSL configuration in 
> >> geronimo\modules\assembly\src\plan\j2ee-server-tomcat-plan.xml , the 
> >> connector attributes minProcessor and maxProcessor have been 
> >> deprecated (according to the Tomcat doco).  AFAICS, from reading the 
> >> Tomcat mailing list the maxThreads, minSpareThreads and 
> >> maxSpareThreads attributes should be used instead.
> > 
> > 
> > I used the example setup from 
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/tomcat-5.5-doc/ssl-howto.html which 
> > appears to be the official documentation for Tomcat 5.5 SSL 
> > configuration.  I am more than happy to remove those parameters and 
use 
> > the threaded versions...if you can direct me to those new parameters 
and 
> > the Tomcat pages explaining that they should be used in lieu of the 
> > processor version (for 5.5.9).  Thanks for pointing this out.
> > 
> >>
> >> FYI.. I haven't been able to find any links to 
> >> http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/Tomcat on the Wiki (maybe this was 
> >> intended at this stage).
> >>
> > 
> > Are you talking about a link off the Front Page or other indexed 
> > location?  No it was not intentional at all.  I definately want the 
> > world to know its available for use.  It may be my own ignorance of 
the 
> > Wiki's setup, and perhaps there already is an index page...I would 
very 
> > much like to have the Tomcat Wiki description on an index of some 
form. 
> >  I am open to being educated on this subject ;-)  In the mean time, if 

> > anyone has a good location for the link, let me know or just go ahead 
> > and add it ;-)
> > 
> > Jeff
> > 
> > 
> >> John
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org> wrote on 03/05/2005 02:20:08 PM:
> >>
> >>  > I have finally implemented the Valve chains to the Tomcat 
integration
> >>  > and finalized the context configuration.  I would suffice to say 
> >> Tomcat
> >>  > is pretty much/mostly integrated into Geronimo (short of major 
> >> testing).
> >>  >
> >>  > The context configuration does not use the context.xml file, but 
uses
> >>  > the geronimo-tomcat.xml file instead.  It is in this file that we 
> >> do the
> >>  > similar type of setup as you would have in the Tomcat context.xml, 
but
> >>  > you use gbeans instead.  You may set up context specific valves 
(in a
> >>  > chain I might add) and set up a custom realm here as well.  This 
is
> >>  > where you would use/declare the TomcatGeronimoRealm for JACC for 
your
> >>  > context.
> >>  >
> >>  > I will be updating the wiki next with a full description/howto for 

> >> using
> >>  > Tomcat in geronimo using the GBean configuration paradigm.  The 
> >> above is
> >>  > just a quick summary.
> >>  >
> >>  > After I have completed this I will add on some periphery Tomcat 
GBean
> >>  > wrapper objects for listeners, etc.
> >>  >
> >>  > I encourage folks to kick the tires and give it a spin.
> >>  >
> >>  > --
> >>  > Jeff Genender
> >>  > http://geronimo.apache.org
> >>  >
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
> Jeff Genender
> http://geronimo.apache.org
> 

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