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From "Boyce, Keith Garry" <KeithGarry.Bo...@bcbsma.com>
Subject RE: Jetspeed 2.0 M3 Released
Date Thu, 26 May 2005 22:30:10 GMT

Great job. All the previous showstoppers I had are fixed. Thanks a

-----Original Message-----
From: Ate Douma [mailto:ate@douma.nu]
Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2005 3:58 PM
To: Jetspeed Developers List
Subject: Jetspeed 2.0 M3 Released

The Apache Portals Jetspeed Team is pleased to announce the third
milestone release of Jetspeed-2.

Jetspeed is an Enterprise Information Portal framework aiming to

* an efficient multi-device user customizable portal interface

* a full implementation of the Java Portlet API used for developing
customizable components that can be integrated into any compatible

The release is available for download from the Apache Download Mirrors:


Follow the links to portals/jetspeed-2

Two binary releases are provided.

1. Jetspeed-2 + Tomcat 5.0.30 distribution.
2. Jetspeed-2 + Tomcat 5.5.9 distribution.

  Jetspeed 2.0-M3 Release
    May 25, 2005

* Page/Layout configuration
   Portlets now can be added to a page using a new Portlet Selector
   is available in Layout Edit mode.
   Existing portlets also can be removed when in Layout Edit mode.

* Security Maintenance Portlets
   The Role and Group maintenance Portlets are greatly upgraded and now
Users can be
   added to a Role and Group using a popup User list with multiselect
   The User Details Portlet now can be configured in Edit mode and a
   Form based entry of User Attributes is provided.

* Login feedback enhancements
   Improved feedback now is given on invalid or incorrect login or when
a user
   is disabled.

* Disabled cookies support
   Url rewriting is now fully supported when cookies are disabled for

* JBoss Support
   JBoss is now fully supported, including the previously missing Role

Bug fixes
see M3-release-notes.html

  Tested App Servers:
  * Tomcat 5.0.30
  * Tomcat 5.5.9
  * JBoss 3.2.7
  * JBoss 4.0.1sp1

  (Tomcat 5.5 requires a different jetspeed.xml found in the source tree

  Check out our wiki page for details:

  NO Longer Supported:
  * Tomcat 4.1.x

Support for Tomcat 4.1.x has been dropped since the 2.0-M2 release

  Installation Instructions

1. Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.0.30.tar.gz, or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.0.30.zip (windows), or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.5.9.tar.gz, or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.5.9.zip (windows)
2. Expand jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.tar.gz into a clean directory
(as example we will use

    cd /jetspeed
    tar xfz jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.tar.gz

    For Windows:

    cd c:\jetspeed
    unzip jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.zip

3. start the database

    cd /jetspeed/jetspeed-database

    For Windows:

    cd c:\jetspeed\jetspeed-database

4. startup Tomcat

    execute /jetspeed/jakarta-tomcat-<version>/bin/startup.sh

    For Windows:

    execute c:\jetspeed\jakarta-tomcat-<version>\bin\startup.bat

5. start up a web browser and navigate to

  Configuring Another Database

1. cd $TOMCAT_HOME/jetspeed-database/scripts
2. edit the build.properties, set the properties for your database
connection, save.
3. create a database schema/catalog to hold your database tables
4. type 'ant' to run the database population scripts
5. edit the jetspeed.xml properties
     - $TOMCAT_HOME/conf/Catalina/localhost/jetspeed.xml

     and set your database connection

6. copy your database driver into Tomcat's common/endorsed directory

7. start up a web browser, navigate to

  Sample accounts to login as:


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