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From abpb2006 <anoba...@cisco.com>
Subject Re: pointing to bin/lib/schema folder from diffrent machine/users directory
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 07:39:02 GMT

Hi David,

Thanks for your response. You solution works for us if we install WASCE on a
centeral location and have the multiple instances but the probelm is this
centeral location will not have any write and execute permission..it will
only have read only permission. hense when we run multiple instance for
every users....it tries to write some info on the cernteral location of
WASCE install and it fials in our scenraio....moreover evry user will have
their own repo and not even on the centeral location it should be known by
other users....what all repo's are there or avilable....thats why we wanted
to install server for evry user but share bin/lib and schema folders.....any
pointers on this? Your repose is much appriciated.

Thanks
  ABPB


djencks wrote:
> 
> 
> On Oct 28, 2007, at 10:33 PM, abpb2006 wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi AG Guru,
>>
>> May I request for your valuable suggestion on referring to BIN/LIB/ 
>> SCHEMA
>> directories from different users/machine installs of Geronimo?
>>
>> We have 10 different locations on 10 different machines for 10  
>> users where
>> we have installed Geronimo server for every users.
>>
>> Since bin/lib and schema are common and read only folders to all  
>> the users,
>> is it possible to keep those directory on a central server and  
>> every user
>> machine( Geronimo install) can point to those bin/lib/schema  
>> directories?
>>
>> I think it should be possible but I really am not able refer to those
>> bin/lib/schema directories from users install of Geronimo.
>>
>> Pl suggest, your help will is highly appreciated.
> 
> Schema is thee only for your reference, it is not used by geronimo.
> 
> You can specify where the geronimo installation is by setting
> 
> -Dorg.apache.geronimo.home.dir=<location> on the server command line.
> 
> The only files that are not read only are under var, and you can  
> specify the location of the var directory on server startup with
> 
> -Dorg.apache.geronimo.server.dir=<location> on the server command  
> line.  If this is a relative path it is resolved relative to the  
> geronimo home dir: if absolute such resolution is not necessary.
> 
> You might be able to use something like nfs mounts to share a basic  
> geronimo installation on one machine with all the running copies  
> having local var directories.  If there is any chance of users  
> independently deploying apps with the same name you will want to set  
> up secondary repositories in the local var directory.  There are some  
> instuctions here: http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC20/multiple- 
> repositories.html
> 
> hope this helps
> david jencks
> 
>>
>> Many thanks in advance
>>
>> -ABPB
>>
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