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Please be advised that Badge mailing commences beginning of October 2005. Should your message require a response we will respond shortly. Regards Meridian Club > -----Original Message----- > From: "Allistair Crossley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Received: 10/7/2005 4:34 PM > To: "" <email@example.com> > Subject: Continuing Frustration and Misery with Deployer > > Hi List, > > Honestly, I wish Tomcat web application deployment would be easier/smarter. > To pre-empt certain list members from telling me it's my fault, I can assure > you my WAR itself is totally 100% no doubts valid. > > Perhaps it is my method of deploying that is causing the issue, I don't know. > I am attempting to use the Tomcat Client Deployer (the Ant script that comes > with deployer). > > I use it to compile the WAR and now want to deploy it to a waiting Tomcat. I > ensured my Tomcat webapps folder was wiped and the conf/Catalina/localhost > had no context configuration files. > > My WAR contains a META-INF/context.xml for deploying the context > configuration. > > After I compile my WAR with Deployer, I call > > C:\apache-tomcat-5.5.12-deployer>ant -Dserver=intratest deploy > Buildfile: build.xml > > deploy: > [deploy] OK - Deployed application at context path /ROOT > > So it's deployed OK. > > I wait 5 minutes and then put a request into Tomcat. 404. Why? Because it > failed to start the context which in a nutshell is all I ever get when > deploying from WARs. > > My WAR has been exploded fully which is at least something. > > The logs reveal: > > 2005-10-07 16:18:29,882 - WARN (org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig:597) > - A docBase D:\jakarta-tomcat\webapps\ROOT inside the host appBase has been > specified, and will be ignored > 2005-10-07 16:18:30,163 - ERROR > (org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext:3796) - Error starting static > Resources > java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Document base > D:\jakarta-tomcat\webapps\ROOT does not exist or is not a readable directory > at > org.apache.naming.resources.FileDirContext.setDocBase(FileDirContext.java:140) > at > org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.resourcesStart(StandardContext.java:3777) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:3948) > at > org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:759) > at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:739) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:524) > at > org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptor(HostConfig.java:603) > at > org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptors(HostConfig.java:535) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:470) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1118) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:310) > at > org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:119) > at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1020) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:718) > at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1012) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:442) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:450) > at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:680) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:536) > at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) > at > sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39) > at > sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) > at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:275) > at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413) > 2005-10-07 16:18:30,163 - ERROR > (org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext:3949) - Error in resourceStart() > 2005-10-07 16:18:30,195 - ERROR > (org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext:4100) - Error getConfigured > 2005-10-07 16:18:30,195 - ERROR > (org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext:4153) - Context  startup failed > due to previous errors > 2005-10-07 16:18:30,195 - INFO > (org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext:4250) - Container > org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.[Catalina].[localhost].[/] has not > been started > > It is not clear if this exception is thrown at the time when the WAR has not > been exploded and of course ROOT will not exist. > > My META-INF/context.xml has > <Context docBase="/ROOT" reloadable="true" antiJARLocking="true" > antiResourceLocking="true" swallowOutput="true"> > > Does nobody else have issues with using the Deployer? Is it just me having > all this bad luck? Honestly I am at my wits end with this deployment. I am > fed up with manually having to deploy files to our Tomcat servers, exploding > them myself and then restarting Tomcat. > > When will Deployer actually work? > > Kindest, frustrated, Allistair. > > > > > <FONT SIZE=1 FACE="VERDANA,ARIAL" COLOR=BLUE> > ------------------------------------------------------- > QAS Ltd. > Registered in England: No 2582055 > Registered in Australia: No 082 851 474 > ------------------------------------------------------- > </FONT> <FONT SIZE=1 FACE="VERDANA,ARIAL" COLOR=BLACK> > Disclaimer: The information contained within this e-mail is confidential and > may be privileged. This email is intended solely for the named recipient > only; if you are not authorised you must not disclose, copy, distribute, or > retain this message or any part of it. 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