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From Peter Johnson <>
Subject Re: Newbie question. /manager only gives the directory listing
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2005 00:16:09 GMT

try /manager/html

PJ wrote:

>Hi all,
>I have been using Tomcat for some time now, but I still feel like a newbie in
>most regards. At least when it comes to configuring it.
>Tomcat has been working great, together with Apache 2, for several months now.
>But now, I find myself wanting to use the manager webapp for the first time.
>But it doesn't work. When I try to go to /manager all I get from Tomcat is the
>directory listing of the manager-folder. I know this request is handled
>by Tomcat, because I have the required JKMount's in the Apache httpd.conf file,
>and at the bottom of the directory listing it says "Apache Tomcat/5.5.9".
>I have checked the archive for this maining list, and I have checked the
>documentation and searched on google, but I can't find any information on how
>to set up the default manager. All they say is that it is installed by default.
>And I'm sure that it worked at the beginning, but then I must have made
>something that messed it up, but since I haven't used it at all I have no idea
>when, how
>and why it got messed up.
>Is there a simply "checklist" that I can go through step by step, to check that
>my configuration is as it should be? Or maybe some kind soul could take a look
>at my configuration files and figure out what I'm doing wrong?
>Some info on my system:
>Windows XP
>Apache 2.0.54 (as service)
>Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 (as service)
>docBase changed so that my only webapp (located at c:\community) is reached when
>i type localhost:8080/ (se context.xml in configuration files below)
>the manager webapp is untouched, in Tomcat5.5\server\webapps\manager
>The configuration files can be found at:
>The community folder is located under c:\
>The httpd.conf is from the apache conf folder.
>All other files are from the Tomcat5.5\conf folder
>Anyone who can help me with this?
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