This is exactly the setup I am using too: eclipse 3.2.0 sysdeo tomcat plugin 3.1.0 tomcat 5.5.17 But I'm running on Linux. The install all seems ok, but I'm having what I believe are permission problems starting/stopping tomcat and deploying to the tomcat directories. I don't want to just blindly give all permissions throughout, or change all the owner/groups on dirs and files.
Is there a guide that addresses required permissions on Linux to use this setup for JSP + Servlet development? Thanks, Stephen
Originally posted by Jared Cope: Hi,
I've just set this up yesterday and working with no problems:
You don't need to be logged in as root to install/develop/start/stop Tomcat. In fact, running as root is never a good idea.
For development, a regular account is preferable. You can either create a regular user account for Tomcat and use that, or you can use your own account. Either way, install Tomcat in a subdirectory of the user's home directory.
The only difficulty is that you will have to use a port above 1024, such as the default Tomcat port, 8080. If you want to use the standard HTTP port 80, you can get around this by starting Tomcat with sudo. [ September 12, 2006: Message edited by: David Gallardo ]
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