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From "Shawn Jiang" <>
Subject Re: Unable to deploy on a remote server in GEP
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 02:09:03 GMT
If this is not a part of current document, I suggest to add a task
"How to deploy on a remote geronimo server in GEP"  somewhere under

2008/12/2 Tim McConnell <>:
> I did not. Once I did it works as expected. Thanks much Donald !!
> Donald Woods wrote:
>> Did you update the RemoteDeployHostname value in
>> on the remote machine to listen on something
>> besides localhost?
>> -Donald
>> Tim McConnell wrote:
>>> 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
>>>>> 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 ?
>>>>> you
>>>>> have any ideas ?
>>>>> Thank you...

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