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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Problem installing application context as ROOT
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 12:37:16 GMT
Ken Bowen wrote:
> The Host spec from server.xml:
> <Host appBase="webapps" name="" unpackWARs="true"
> autoDeploy="true">
>    <Context path="/manager"
> docBase="/opt/tomcat5/server/webapps/manager" privileged="true" debug="0"/>
>    <Context path="/admin" docBase="/opt/tomcat5/server/webapps/admin"
> privileged="true" debug="0"/>
> </Host>

It looks like you have a third-party packaged version of Tomcat. It
might not be the cause but you might be better off with a standard
version downloaded from Apache or one of its mirriors.

> The META-INF/context.xml for myapp:
> <Context path="" debug="5" reloadable="true" crossContext="true">
Remove the path element - it isn't necessary.

When cleaning things up - don't forget about $CATALINA_HOME/conf
You might have an old context file in there confusing things.


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