Hello frens, I get stuck in very big trouble ,that might me small for you. Actually i am trying to create multiple instances of tomcat server6. e.g tomcatuser1,tomcateuser2.... So far i have searched google and read tomcat running.txt document also but no luck in that. I am describing below what i did so far.
1) I unzipp the tomcat binary distribution on my windows sys. 2) set JAVA_HOME=which points to my JAVA 3) set CATALINA_HOME=tomcat directory.
After that when i am trying to run apahce default server,it runs perfectly... But now problem arise when i am trying to create multiple instances of tomcate ..as i said tomcatuser1(_prod),tomcateuser2(_lab) I read tomcat running.txt file which says...
In many circumstances, it is desirable to have a single copy of a Tomcat 4 binary distribution shared among multiple users on the same server. To make this possible, you must configure a CATALINA_BASE environment variable (in addition to CATALINA_HOME as described above) that points to a directory that is unique to your instance.
When you do this, Tomcat 4 will calculate all relative references for files in the following directories based on the value for CATALINA_BASE instead of CATALINA_HOME:
* conf - Server configuration files (including server.xml)
* logs - Log and output files
* shared - For classes and resources that must be shared across all web applications
* webapps - Automatically loaded web applications
* work - Temporary working directories for web applications
* temp - Directory used by the JVM for temporary files (java.io.tmpdir)
If you do not set CATALINA_BASE to an explicit value, it will be initialized to the same value as is set for CATALINA_HOME (which means that the same directory is used for all relative path resolutions).
I did the same and added CATALINA_BASE=tomcatinstanceuser1(_prod).
5) Now the actual problem arise,now when i am starting startup.bat file, My, tomcatinstanceuser1(_prod) runs perfectly but the origional one not.
So, so far i am able to run tomcateuser1(_prod) but not the tomcat server.
6) i already changed the server.xml to avoid port conflict.
But now i am getting this Error:-
Sep 10, 2008 12:06:03 PM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init INFO: Loaded APR based Apache Tomcat Native library 1.1.12. Sep 10, 2008 12:06:04 PM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init INFO: APR capabilities: IPv6 [true], sendfile [true], accept filters [false], random [true]. Sep 10, 2008 12:06:04 PM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11AprProtocol init INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-9000 Sep 10, 2008 12:06:04 PM org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpAprProtocol init INFO: Initializing Coyote AJP/1.3 on ajp-9009 Sep 10, 2008 12:06:04 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load INFO: Initialization processed in 2525 ms Sep 10, 2008 12:06:05 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start INFO: Starting service Catalina Sep 10, 2008 12:06:05 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.16 Sep 10, 2008 12:06:06 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext addApplicationListener INFO: The listener "listeners.ContextListener" is already configured for this context. The duplicate definition has been ignored. Sep 10, 2008 12:06:06 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext addApplicationListener INFO: The listener "listeners.SessionListener" is already configured for this context. The duplicate definition has been ignored. Sep 10, 2008 12:06:07 PM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11AprProtocol start INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-9000 Sep 10, 2008 12:06:07 PM org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpAprProtocol start INFO: Starting Coyote AJP/1.3 on ajp-9009 Sep 10, 2008 12:06:07 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start INFO: Server startup in 2539 ms
please guide me how to resolve this proble.
Thanks in Advance.
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Hello friends, So far I am observing is if i delete environment variable "CATALINA_BASE"=Tomcateinstanceuser1, then tomcat server start working normally with its defualt http port and rest. But immediatly when i readd the same environment variale"CATALINA_BASE"=Tomcateinstanceuser1,then tomcat server running fine with Tomcateinstanceuser1's setting and http ports.But then Defualt tomcat stop working on it. So by my guess i removed both variable "CATALINA_HOME"&"CATALINA_BASE",So that it can run on its defualt. And for Tomcateinstanceuser1 ,i start running command startup.bat -Dcatalina.base=Tomcateinstanceuser1,so in that case its not running with Tomcateinstanceuser1'setting rather defualt tomcat server's setting and port configuration.
Now please someone guide me,what should i do to make my Tomcateinstanceuser1,Tomcateinstanceuser2,Tomcateinstanceuser3 to make independent services of tomcat.
Do you really need to run two Tomcat instances? Maybe a single instance with two Connectors configured on different ports would suffice?
Either way, I'd suggest to follow the Tomcat 6 documentation; things might have changed substantially since Tomcat 4.
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Joined: Nov 09, 2006
Thanks for your reply, Actually my purpose is to setup independant envirorment for diff team,with same binary disttribution. e.g tocat_lab,tomcat_prod,tom_QA like....
Now i am successful in making independent instance of tomcat and making them run independantly,but with one issue i cant make all the instance to stop at independantly. Means I can start multiple instance for tomcat_lab,tomcat_prod .... by setting catalina_base=tomcat_lab & then catalina_base= tomcat_prod .. But when i wanna stop tomcat_prod it stops fine with shutdown.bat ,but same wil not for tomcat_lab and other and then i have to stop it by making ctrl ^c which is not good.
So please suggest me how should resolve it.
Thanks in advance
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Are all those servers using different ports for the shutdown command (in addition to using different ports for HTTP and HTTPS)? Search the server.xml file for "8005".
Joined: Nov 09, 2006
Hi Ulf, Yes,All shutdown port are different as well AJP/connector ports are different. Below list containing the port no that i changed of 3 instances,
Tomcat Dev TomcatLab TomcatUser
server shutdown 8006 9005 9006
http Listener 8001 8083 8085
AJP coyote Conn 8082 8011 8012
Redirecting Port 8443 8444 8445
So in this way all the port numbers are different and unique.
hey.... how do we define more than one catalina_base if i have to run 4 tomcat instances.... shouli define catalina_base four times in /etc/profile or..... should i write a script for every instance such that it will set catalina_base to required tomcat folder before issuing startup.sh command.... FYI i am using linux environment....