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From Juan Pablo Santos Rodríguez <juanpablo.san...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat Manager installation
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:48:43 GMT
Hi Paul,

as I've been mostly missing last month, I'm checking all related JSPWiki
mail, and I was wondering what kind of problems did you had performing a
clean deploy of JSPWiki. It's probably too late to help, but at least we
could document clearlier how to proceed in case of problems for upcoming

The pre-Install.jsp step shouldn't be more difficult than performing a
normal deploy of a war file, through usual means. As long as you have
enough permissions on your server/machine to do that, everything should go
fine. And if it doesn't, tomcat's logs (or whatever server you're using)
should point out what is going wrong. There no need for anything else. This
obviously changes as soon as you have limited access to your
server/machine, but also in that case JSPWiki logs should point to whatever
is happening..

best regards,
juan pablo

On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 4:56 AM, Paul Uszak <paul.uszak@gmail.com> wrote:

> Further to recent "complexity" discussions, what is the protocol for
> installing JSPWiki via the Tomcat manager gui please?
> I followed the simple installation guide but it fails at step 3.  I
> deployed the jar file with the gui and that was successful.  A JSPWiki (I
> left the default name) directory appeared with all of the relevant files.
> Going to Install.jsp returns a 404 error unfortunately, but the context is
> up and running.    All of the files are owned by tomcat7 /tomcat7., and
> it's running on a high port.  So I've fallen down at the first hurdle :-(
> I vaguely remember that all of the permissions have to be customised (or
> something).
> It's been a couple of years since I installed it last time, but I remember
> that it took a while.  The instructions don't seem to mention anything
> about users /groups.  All they say is that "I" need access to the tomcat
> area.  But I don't as that's what deployment does.  What are the other
> steps prior to navigating to "Install.jsp"?
> Thanks all.

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