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From Peter Petersson <pe...@pmb.mine.nu>
Subject Re: Geronimo v2.1 Plan Creator => Deploy Liferay 4.1.1
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2008 14:33:37 GMT
Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Shiva Kumar H R <shivahr@gmail.com 
> <mailto:shivahr@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>
>
>     On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:46 PM, Peter Petersson
>     <peter@pmb.mine.nu <mailto:peter@pmb.mine.nu>> wrote:
>
>         Hi Jim
>
>         I assume you are trying to install liferay in geronimo and not
>         just generate a new plan, with you do not need to, as Shiva
>         have provided you with one (the geronimo-web.xml).
>
>         Aside from the security dependency issue you have that I hope
>         **someone else** that are more familiar with the security
>         (dependency) changes done between G v2.0.2 and v2.1 will help
>         you with, there are a couple of more things to do:
>
>         As the liferay-portal-geronimo-tomcat car is dependent (if you
>         haven't changed the geronimo-web.xml regarding the db pool) on
>         the liferay-portal-geronimo-derby-pool car, so to successfully
>         install the liferay-portal-geronimo-tomcat car you have to
>         install the derby pool **before** the
>         liferay-portal-geronimo-tomcat car.
>          
>         After a smal tweak of the META-INF/geronimo-plugin.xml
>         included in the derby-pool car file you should be able to
>         install the db pool by issuing
>
>         deploy --user <user> --password <passoword> install-plugin <derby
pool car file>
>               
>
>         The geronimo-plugin.xml tweak consist of changing the version
>         tag in the geronimo-plugin.xml to
>         <version>2.1-SNAPSHOT</version> (omit -snapshot for released
>         geronimo). The same command (as above) can then be used on the
>         liferay-portal-geronimo-tomcat car (when the security
>         dependency issue is fixed)
>
>
>     Looks like there is more to it than just that. I have been trying
>     it since yesterday and it is failing with below error:
>
>     Installation FAILED: A plugin configuration must include one
>     plugin artifact, not 0
>
>
> Alright this is now solved :) . Update the geronimo-plugin.xml inside 
> liferay-portal-geronimo-derby-pool-4.4.1.car with the one attached here.
>
> (The schema for geronimo-plugin.xml has changed and I have updated it 
> accordingly by looking at other examples.)
ahh, yes now I remember it was more to it than just the version it was a 
couple of weeks ago I messed around with the pool and it slipped my 
mind, good to here you solved it.
regards
   peter petersson
>  
> Now let me deploy liferay-portal-4.4.1.war using the plan provided by 
> DJencks.
>
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Shiva
>
>
>     Any idea where is the source for
>     liferay-portal-geronimo-derby-pool-4.4.1.car ?
>
>
>         Maybe this link will be of some help to you even though it is
>         a bit outdated
>         http://wiki.liferay.com/index.php/Liferay_with_Geronimo
>
>          regards
>           peter petersson
>
>          
>
>         Jim Foster wrote:
>>         Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
>>           
>>>         There are two problems, both in Plan Creator feature:
>>>         1) Error message/Java Exceptions are suppressed by Plan Creator code
and
>>>         not
>>>         shown to the user at all :-(
>>>
>>>         With liferay-portal-4.4.1.war, when I ran Geronimo in debug mode and
>>>         remote
>>>         connected via Eclipse (with a break point put at the beginning of
>>>         org.apache.geronimo.console.configcreator.JSR88_Util.parseWarReferences()
>>>         function inside "plancreator-portlets" module), I found that we are
>>>         getting
>>>         following exception:
>>>
>>>         org.apache.geronimo.common.DeploymentException: AbstractWebModuleBuilder:
>>>         Could not load servlet class: com.liferay.portal.servlet.MainServlet
>>>
>>>         Instead of showing this error on Console, plan creator is currently
>>>         suppressing it in an empty catch() block.
>>>         *GERONIMO-3850<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-3850>
>>>         *is opened for this.
>>>
>>>         2) Secondly, I see that the class it is complaining "
>>>         com.liferay.portal.servlet.MainServlet" *does* exist, but inside a
>>>         compressed jar ("portal-impl.jar") in WEB-INF/lib directory of WAR. Plan
>>>         Creator has a current limitation :-( in resolving such classes. *
>>>         GERONIMO-3851 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-3851>
*is
>>>         opened for this.
>>>
>>>         Due to these bugs/limitations, I am sorry to say that you will again
have
>>>         to
>>>         create geronimo-web.xml by hand. I found one "geronimo-web.xml" inside
>>>         liferay-portal-4.4.1.war itself. I have removed non-existing dependencies
>>>         from it and attached it in this mail. Please see if it works. (I guess
it
>>>         requires some pre-requisite db-pools to be deployed before the WAR can
be
>>>         deployed). Hope it helps.
>>>
>>>         ...
>>>
>>>
>>>             
>>         Hi Shiva,
>>
>>         Is there any new word on the origins of the security configuration errors
we
>>         were seeing?
>>
>>         I have spent a good deal of time this week reading everything I could get
my
>>         hands on, including a healthy chunk of the 120 Geronimo articles up at IBM's
>>         developerworks.
>>         (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/views/opensource/libraryview.jsp?end_no=120&lcl_sort_order=asc&type_by=All+Types&sort_order=asc&start_no=1&show_all=true&sort_by=Date&search_by=&topic_by=Geronimo&search_flag=&show_abstract=true
<http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/views/opensource/libraryview.jsp?end_no=120&lcl_sort_order=asc&type_by=All+Types&sort_order=asc&start_no=1&show_all=true&sort_by=Date&search_by=&topic_by=Geronimo&search_flag=&show_abstract=true>).

>>
>>         However, the most recent I could find that seemed relevant to this issue
was
>>         on the wiki:
>>
>>         http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC21/installation-and-configuration.html
>>
>>         However, this is an installation document, and provides little in the way
of
>>         debugging guidelines, and I  am only now just far enough along in wrapping
>>         my head around all the technologies that make up Geronimo to get myself in
>>         trouble.
>>
>>         Suggestions?
>>
>>
>>         Once past this, I would like your advise on how to bring up to date the
>>         Liferay-provided .car file for the derby pool. I looked at its contents,
and
>>         I see that they are clearly wrong (my guess is that they were written for
>>         v1.1), but I am not quite sure how to go about fixing it so as to be in
>>         alignment with v2.1
>>
>>         ...one step at a time though...first the security issue.
>>
>>
>>         Thank you for your time, patience, and advise.
>>
>>         Jim
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>           
>
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     Thanks,
>     Shiva 
>
>
>


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