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From Steve Meredith <st...@sunblade.co.uk>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.5 documentation: how to update website?
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:27:52 GMT

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.

>
>>
>> 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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