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From Leo Donahue <donahu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving tomcat Ver 6.0
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:46:30 GMT
On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 2:36 PM, Nick Wall <Nick.Wall@mvtcanada.com> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leo Donahue [mailto:donahulf2@gmail.com]
> Sent: November-05-14 12:32 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Moving tomcat Ver 6.0
>
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 1:48 PM, Nick Wall <Nick.Wall@mvtcanada.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All
> > Sorry new user to this
> > We have a Win server 2003 running Tomcat and our software I need to
> > move this to a new win 2008 R2 server Is there an easy way to move
> > everything over etc.
> > Looking at easiest way to move everything over.
> >
> > Or if you are familiar with this and can assist setting up and moving
> > could look at that possibility as well
> >
> > Nick Wall  AScT
> > IT Manager
> > nick.wall@mvtcanada.com
> >
> >
> You might as well consider getting the latest version of Tomcat while
> you're at it, and then moving your webapps to that new installation.
>
> You will want to check the customizations (if you made any) in web.xml,
> server.xml, tomcat-users.xml and anything under conf/Catalina/localhost
> that you placed there intentionally in the 2003 Tomcat installation.
>
> Don't forget to use the same service account, if you created one.
>
> You will also want to check the 2003 tomcat7w.exe for any custom options
> you used there, like memory settings, etc.
>
> Leo
>
> >>
> HI Leo
> Thanks for the reply and info :)
>
> Can I just copy the folder/files you mention and put in the new
> installation on the 2008 server ?
>

If the installation was done using the Tomcat zip version and it is not
running as a windows service, yes, you should be able to do that.  Don't
put all your eggs in this basket for the moment, you need more info.


>
> As for a service account I have no idea if one exists  as this was
> installed about 5 yrs ago and no one is left in the company that knows
> anything about it - Hence why I'm on this :) lol
>
> Nick
>
>
I kinda wonder though if there is a windows service associated with this
Tomcat.  Do you see anything called Tomcat6 in the windows services panel?

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