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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: How to convert from Tomcat to Geronimo
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 02:47:00 GMT
I'd like to suggest you take a look at the Apache OpenEJB plugin for  
Tomcat (  Basically, you drop  
the openejb.war into Tomcat and you get a JEE compatible Tomcat.   
OpenEJB also has support for Collapsed EAR deployment (

) which vastly simplifies the development and deployment of EJBs,  
persistence units and web-services (this will be most likely make it  
into the next EJB spec).

If you decide take a look and run into any problems, hit us up on the  
OpenEJB mailing list (


On Jun 18, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Tim Harsch wrote:

> Hi all,
>                I’m fairly new to J2EE in general, so please forgive  
> my naïve question.  I would like to take a simple hello world type  
> JSP and Servlet project running via WTP 2.0.2 on Europa.  Running on  
> Apache Tomcat Server it runs fine.  But then, after stopping Tomcat,  
> when I try to right-click on project and “Run as…”, “Run on Server”  
> and choose Geronimo 2.1 then no browser window will open and no page  
> is showed.
>                I can however manually start the Geronimo server in  
> the Servers pane, and navigate to localhost:8080 and see that the  
> server is running.
> I noticed this fairly recent post, which seems very similar to my  
> problem.
> Thanks,
> Tim

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