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From "Vlado Peshov" <vlat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting Started
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 10:16:24 GMT
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 11:48 AM, <sakari.aaltonen@tkk.fi> wrote:

> I'm trying to build my first wiki with JSPWiki 2.6.2. I wonder whether
> anyone might want to clarify a few points.
>
>
> 1) The README that came with the .zip file says simply to put JSPWiki.war
> into $CATALINA_HOME/webapps. However, the more detailed explanation at
>
> http://doc.jspwiki.org/2.4/wiki/InstallingJSPWikiStepByStep
>
> says that you can put JSPWiki.war "anywhere, EXCEPT in the webapps folder
> of your Tomcat home". Which is correct? Or better?


You can put the .war file in your $CATALINA_HOME/webapps or you can put that
war anywhere else. The better one is to put the war outside webapps
directory.

3) If I do as
>
> http://doc.jspwiki.org/2.4/wiki/InstallingJSPWikiStepByStep
>
> says and put JSPWiki.war's contents somewhere else than
> $CATALINA_HOME/webapps, then how do I tell Tomcat where to look for the
> wiki? The document seems to presuppose there is a folder like
>
> /usr/local/apache-tomcat-5.5.17/conf/Catalina/localhost
>
> where one is supposed to put a property file called something like
> myfirstwiki.xml (where <myfirstwiki<> is the name of a wiki.) But my Tomcat
> 6.0.16 does not have a directory like that:
> sakari@gongli:~> ll $CATALINA_HOME/conf
> total 92
> -rw------- 1 sakari users  8568 2008-01-29 00:39 catalina.policy
> -rw------- 1 sakari users  3665 2008-01-29 00:39 catalina.properties
> -rw------- 1 sakari users  1396 2008-01-29 00:39 context.xml
> -rw------- 1 sakari users  3664 2008-01-29 00:39 logging.properties
> -rw------- 1 sakari users  6462 2008-01-29 00:39 server.xml
> -rw-r--r-- 1 sakari users    70 2008-05-14 11:16 tomcat-users.xml
> -rw------- 1 sakari users 51226 2008-01-29 00:39 web.xml
> sakari@gongli:~>
>

You can create those directories by yourself. But be carefull with the
permissions.

Regards, Vlado

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