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From Warren Pace <wap...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Re: Tomcat 5.5 documentation: how to update website?
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:43:54 GMT

> 
> From: Steve Meredith <steve@sunblade.co.uk>
> Date: 2006/02/14 Tue AM 06:27:52 EST
> To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Tomcat 5.5 documentation: how to update website?
> 
> 
> On 14 Feb 2006, at 11:05, Warren Pace wrote:
> 
> >
> >>
> >> From: Steve Meredith <steve@sunblade.co.uk>
> >> Date: 2006/02/14 Tue AM 03:50:19 EST
> >> To: users@tomcat.apache.org
> >> Subject: Tomcat 5.5 documentation: how to update website?
> >>
> >> Hi all
> >>
> >> Just spent time getting the Tomcat5.sh script to work as a daemon
> >> under linux following the advice on the url:-
> >>
> >>
> >> "The Apache Tomcat 5.5 Servlet/JSP Container"
> >> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/setup.html
> >>
> >> <quote>
> >> "The file $CATALINA_HOME/bin/jsvc/native/tomcat.sh can be used as a
> >> template for starting Tomcat automatically at boot time from /etc/
> >> init.d. The file is currently setup for running Tomcat 4.1.x, so it
> >> is necessary to edit it and change the classname from
> >> BootstrapService to Bootstrap."
> >> </quote>
> >>
> >> If only I'd known catalina.sh works 'out of the box'  :-)
> >
> > Section 1 of the docs - under the "Directories and Files" heading,  
> > second paragraph -
> > "These are some of the key tomcat directories all relative to
> > $CATALINA_HOME
> > ./bin - Startup, shutdown, and other scripts. The *.sh files (for  
> > Unix systems) are functional duplicates of the *.bat files (for  
> > Windows systems). Since the Win32 command-line lacks certain  
> > functionality, there are some additional files in here."
> > HOWEVER - you're better off for having used jsvc.
> > "Out of the box" scrips run tc as root user.
> Thanks Warren :-)
> I guess I was overwhelmed with the sheer number of config files/ 
> directories involved :)  (startup.sh, catalina.sh, tomcat.sh?)
> All sorted now though.

Oh.  You should have seen me trying to figure this thing out when I first got started . .
. 
> 
> >
> >>
> >> How can I update this page to help let people know there's an easier
> >> option to get Tomcat using a startup script with catalina.sh rather
> >> than tomcat5.sh?
> >>
> >>
> >> Many thanks
> >>
> >> Steve
> >>
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