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From Tim McConnell <>
Subject Re: Unable to deploy on a remote server in GEP
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2008 19:57:03 GMT
Hi again antoine, looks like there may be a problem. I'm getting a even after following my own instructions. I'm pretty 
sure this used to work, but meanwhile have opened a JIRA and will investigate. 
Thanks much for bringing to my attention....


Tim McConnell wrote:
> Hi antoine, although the support in the GEP for remote servers is very 
> limited, I believe what you are trying to do is valid although I'm not 
> exactly sure that you've followed all the necessary steps. Here they are 
> briefly:
> 1. First define a local server and make sure it starts within Eclipse. 
> If it starts okay, then double-click on the server and change the 
> hostname from "localhost" to the remote server's hostname or IP.
> 2. Leave Eclipse up and then start the server on the remote system. Even 
> though you can't use Eclipse to start/stop the server on the remote 
> system Eclipse should still synchronize with the remote server. If it 
> does synchronize you will see the status of the server in Eclipse change 
> from "Stopped" to *Started". It make take a few seconds to synchronize, 
> but then you should be able to deploy to that Server.
> 3. Ensure the server on the remote system is still running and then try 
> to deploy via Eclipse.
> Can you retry using these steps ?? I'll do the same to ensure it still 
> works correctly on my side.....
> antoine_ wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am currently testing Geronimo, but I have problems when trying to 
>> deploy
>> on a remote server.
>> On my local laptop, I run Ubuntu, Java from Sun, Eclipse Ganymede for JEE
>> developpers, Geronimo v2.1.3 and I installed the Geronimo Eclipse 
>> Plugin by
>> following the documentation.
>> On the remote server, I have installed Geronimo. I do not see how the 
>> plugin
>> could start Geronimo remotely, so I start it manually. It works : I can
>> access the console, and the launch process tells me that it is 
>> listening on
>> some ports including 1099 for RMI and 8080 for the console.
>> In Eclipse, I also succeed to deploy an application locally. It works
>> perfectly.
>> But in Eclipse, the remote server always has the status "stopped". If 
>> I try
>> an action like "start" or "publish" I get the following error message :
>> "Server Apache Geronimo v2.1 Server at failed to start".
>> There is no firewall between me and the remote server.
>> I seem to be the only one having such a problem. I did not find 
>> anything in
>> the documentation about using remote servers. Did I miss something ? 
>> Do you
>> have any ideas ?
>> Thank you...

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