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From "Paul McMahan" <>
Subject Re: Geronimo with Tomcat strange problem: can't find home page
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2006 17:58:24 GMT
If you add a slash to the end of the URL do you get the same result?
e.g. http://localhost:8080/
I'm wondering if your browser might be sending a request that tomcat
doesn't understand when the trailing slash is omitted.  Seems unlikely
but possible.

Other things to check:
-  Look in var/logs/catalina/logs/localhost_access_log* to see how
tomcat logs your request.  It should look something like:  ... "GET /
HTTP/1.1" 200 12990
-  Look at var/log/geronimo.log to see if there's anything suspicious
related to the welcome app
-  Look in var/config/config.xml to make sure there's an entry for
welcome-tomcat (which doesn't specify load="false")

Best wishes,

On 4/6/06, Tomson Xu <> wrote:
> I downloaded Geronimo with Tomcat 1.0 and started it with jdk1.4.2. When I
> try to access url: http://localhost:8080, "HTTP Status 404" occured, but
> access geronimo console (http://localhost:8080/console) is OK. And access
> servlet example url:
> http://localhost:8080/servlets-examples is also OK. It
> seems that only the home page is wrong. I checked admin console "Web App
> WARs" node, "geronimo/welcome-tomcat/1.0/car" component is running.
> I tried Geronimo with jetty, home page is OK. How to solve the strange
> problem? Thanks.
> Best Regards,
> Tomson

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