[CentOS] Tomcat 5.23 help - http://hostname:8080 is an empty page.

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 15:52:35 UTC 2010

On 3/15/2010 10:30 AM, testwreq wreq wrote:
> I installed tomcat 5.23 from the yum install of centos5.3 and have
> started tomcat on port 8080 . The http://hostname:8080 shows a blank
> page. In a standard Tomcat distribution, the default application is
> located in the ROOT directory /var/lib/tomcat5/webapps: From centos
> installation, this directory is empty. Please help us to bring up the
> apache-tomcat installation page.
> tomcat5.conf has the following settings
> CATALINA_HOME="/usr/share/tomcat5"
> JASPER_HOME="/usr/share/tomcat5"
> CATALINA_TMPDIR="/usr/share/tomcat5/temp"
> JAVA_ENDORSED_DIRS="/usr/share/tomcat5/common/endorsed"
> I see the following in /usr/share/tomcat5 after installtion. Why is
> webapps folder empty?

Do a 'yum search tomcat5' to see the available packages and install any 
that are missing.  tomcat5-webapps and tomcat5-admin-webapps are 
separate packages.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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