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From Mark Shifman <mark.shif...@yale.edu>
Subject Re: catalina.sh and java_opts question
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 18:31:41 GMT
look here, there were several responses

http://marc.info/?t=125052333800001&r=1&w=2

susan teague-rector wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Weird - I only got this response and nothing else from the list...
> 
> 
> Anyways, I'm not using solr - Just Tomcat - and I don't have Tomcat as a
> service
> I have a startup script for it. Should I just place JAVA_OPTS in the
> startup script?
> 
> I'm on linux/redhat btw -
> 
> So my script does this:
> 
> export JAVA_OPTS="-server -Xms512m -Xmx1024M -Xms64M -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8"
> 
> /usr/local/tomcat_5.5/bin/startup.sh
> 
> 
> Does it make sense to define JAVA_OPTS here?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Martin Gainty wrote:
>> generally accepted to set
>> JAVA_OPTS=-Dsolr.solr.home='/usr/share/tomcat5/solr'
>>
>> in the event you dont have a "TOMCAT account" on your box
>> pls read this posting from david at cornell on setting JAVA_OPTS for
>> use by TC
>> Aaron Aberg wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I'm using Linux CentOS with Plesk 9.2.1, Tomcat 5.5 and Solr 1.3.0. I
>> > installed the solr war file through the plesk control panel but it
>> > doesnt start up. The logs reveal that solr/home property needs to be
>> > set before it can be started up. After some googling, I found out that
>> > I could set the property in web.xml in the war file. This didn't seem
>> > to work for me.
>> >
>> > When I was first playing with solr, it was on a Windows machine and
>> > its very simple to set this property. You can do it through the tomcat
>> > service system tray application. However, I am using Linux now and I
>> > believe that I need to set this option in JAVA_OPTS. I have seen a
>> > bunch of examples where someone will export the variable etc and then
>> > run the catalina.sh command. I can't do that. I need to start and stop
>> > the service via plesk.
>> >
>> > This is what I'm thinking. I see in /etc/passwd that the tomcat user
>> > has a default path of /usr/share/tomcat5. I'm wondering if I could put
>> > a .bashrc file in that directory and set the option there. Would that
>> > work? Does anyone have an idea as to how I can solve this problem?
>> >
>> > By the way the option should be something like:
>> > JAVA_OPTS=-Dsolr.solr.home='/usr/share/tomcat5/solr'
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance,
>> > Aaron
>> >
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>> >   So ... what I'm reading is you are starting tomcat as a service.  In
>> that case, there should be a script in /etc/init.d for starting/stopping
>> tomcat.  Take a look at that.  If the settings aren't in there, the
>> script may have comments pointing you in the right direction.  I don't
>> think the .bashrc will work because the tomcat account is probably
>> disabled.  That's the way all accounts used by linux/unix services are
>> for security reasons.  There is no interactive login to run a .bashrc
>> file from when tomcat starts or stops.
>>  
>> --David
>>
>>
>> Martin Gainty
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>> > Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:34:49 -0400
>> > From: seteague@vcu.edu
>> > To: users@tomcat.apache.org
>> > Subject: catalina.sh and java_opts question
>> >
>> > Hello all,
>> > I've searched around on the net and have found differing opinions about
>> > where to actually place the java_opts env var for tomcat.
>> > Should this variable be in /tomcat/bin/catalina.sh? When I set it in
>> > this file and then print out all env vars, it looks like it is not set.
>> > How do I set java_opts to enable my tomcat applications to get to it?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Susan
>> >
>> >
>> >
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 Yale Center for Medical Informatics
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