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From Julie McCabe <>
Subject Re: 5.0.28 errors on startup of web apps
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2004 17:46:13 GMT
On Thursday 09 December 2004 17:38, Shapira, Yoav wrote:
> Hi,
> Before I even start dissecting this, where did you get the documentation
> that led you down this path?  I don't see any mention of HTTPSValve on
> the Tomcat (or FWIW, the entire site.
> A general Google search shows only one place with this mention: the
> Globus site.  I see that you're using their connector, so I assume they
> must be supplying the valve as well.  If that's the case, why are you
> asking here and not bugging them instead? ;)
That is all correct and I am bugging them also - I saw a common problem on 
different web apps on various mailing lists and was wondering was there 
s'thing specific to Tomcat which I was not configuring properly.

> >I started to get ClassNotFoundException about classes in the
> catalina.jar.
> >So
> >I modified the CLASSPATH in the bin/ file as follows:
> That CLASSPATH is not very relevant.  Please consult the Tomcat
> Classloader How-To document
> (
> ) to see what classloading repositories are applicable to you.  You
> would probably need to place the Globus jars in common/lib, and NOT
> modify the bootstrap classpath.
> >[main] ERROR startup.HostConfig  - Error deploying configuration
> descriptor
> >admin.xml
> > java.lang.NullPointerException
> Did you modify admin.xml or the server/webapps/admin directory?
No I didnt make any modifications to the installed Tomcat.
> >Any ideas greatly apprecipated.
> Go yell at someone at Globus, it's their fault.
> Yoav Shapira
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