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From Harry Mantheakis <ha...@mantheakis.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject Re: SuSE 9.2 and Tomcat...
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2004 08:39:38 GMT
Thank you sharing this information.

Harry Mantheakis
London, UK

> Hi Again,
> 
> Well after pulling my hair out and getting very frustrated I have finally
> fixed and documented everything that needs to be done in order to get Tomcat
> 5 working on SuSE 9.2.
> 
> This seems a little strange since I am using the version of Tomcat that comes
> with SuSE 9.2, but I won't say anymore on the matter.
> 
> There are basically two important permission things that need to be done.
> 
> 1). The files admin.xml and manager.xml
> in /etc/tomcat5/base/Catalina/localhost/ need to be given write access to the
> tomcat user.
> 
> There new profile should look like this:
> -rw-rw-r--  1 root   tomcat 862 Oct  5 03:20 admin.xml
> -rw-rw-r--  1 root   tomcat 428 Oct  5 03:20 manager.xml
> 
> This fix removes the previous error regarding the admin and manager
> applications that I posted earlier.
> 
> 2). The tomcat user needs to be given access to /var/run in order to create
> the relevant PID file.
> 
> Because my server is behind a firewall and I change the ROOT and user password
> on the server regularly, I changed the /var/run permissions so that everyone
> could read and write from and to this directory.
> 
> The new profile should look like this:
> drwxrwxrwx  15 root  root  1032 Nov 24 09:11 run
> 
> This fix solves various issues regarding the admin and manager applications as
> well as the start.log error.
> 
> Thats it. I don't know if this information will be useful to anyone, but I
> thought I would share it with you all anyway.
> 
> Regards
> Q


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