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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: War deployemnt
Date Sat, 28 May 2011 17:00:52 GMT
Hi Mansour,

Since they supply an ear it might be simpler to start over and try deploying just the ear
from the Applications/Deployer page.  Like JBoss, Geronimo already uses port 1099 so you will
have to make the same configuration change.

To get more logging try changing var/log/ so the first uncommented
line reads

log4j.rootLogger=DEBUG, CONSOLE, FILE

hope this helps.... let us know

david jencks

On May 28, 2011, at 8:30 AM, Mansour Al Akeel wrote:

> David,
> I tried to install the jars one by one though the admin console:
> In a fresh germino 2.2.1 installation, I logged in as a system manager,
> and from Services/Repository, I installed the required jars. For each
> jar I used a group name org.onehippo.cms7. and finally I installed the
> war file, through Applications/Deployer page and changed the type to a war instead of
the default "CAR". 
> Things went fine, but I can not access the cms, I have set its context
> to /cms, but I am getting 404. I coldn't find the logs files to dig
> further. 
> How to install hippo cms to supported application servers is described
> in the page with the WAR/EAR files. 
> Any help will be highly appreciated.
> On Thu May 26,2011 07:11 pm, David Jencks wrote:
>> Hi Mansour,
>> IIUC you have solved the bad URI problem. Looking at the hippo link in the thread
you reference it looks like there are a lot of jars to install and at least one war.  I don't
find the link very clear so my advice might not be completely relevant and I only have a minute
so this is not very complete.
>> I'd recommend geronimo 2.2.x or if you are quite adventurous trunk which is undergoing
rapid development.
>> You can install jars through the geronimo admin console.  Click the "advanced" button
and find the resources/repository page. You need to supply the location of the jar and the
maven coordinates you want it installed at.
>> Once you have all the jars installed into geronimo you need to create deployment
plan for the war that tells geronimo to include the jars you need in the application classloader.
 I haven't used it in a while but you should try the applications/plan creator in the admin
console.  I'm not sure of its current capabilities but it will at least give you the framework
for a deployment plan.  If the wizard doesn't help you add dependencies to your jars you can
look the geronimo documentation on the xml format.
>> hope this helps.... feel free to keep asking for help.  You may be able to  get more
real-time help on the #geronimo irc channel at but that depends on finding
someone who is there at the right time.
>> thanks!
>> david jencks
>> You can install it using the geronimo admin console
>> On May 26, 2011, at 5:53 PM, Mansour Al Akeel wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I need some help deploying a war file to geronimo. The war file for
>>> hippo cms. I started a thread and asked for help on their mainling list 
>>> But I think it's more related to gernimo that HippoCMS
>>> I tried to deply on both G-3.0-M1 and 2.2
>>> No luck
>>> Thank you.

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