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suse singularity
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I have successfully set up Tomcat 6.0 on my windows machine. I can start/stop the service from windows task bar and services.msc console.
However when I try to run Tomcat in browser by typing http://localhost:8080 the page does not load. It shows me in the task bar(Waiting for http://localhost:8080) but in reality nothing appears. I tried changing ports from 8080 to 80 , 8080 to 8081, but still the same issue.
Can you please tell me what I am missing.
Thanks for the replies.
 
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Dear suse,

Check tomcat's log file for errors (logs/catalina.out) to see if it started all-right.

Once Tomcat started, check with netstat that it is actually listening to the port. Also, if you are using IE, switch off the 'friendly' error messages to see what the real error is.
 
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Kees Jan Koster wrote:Dear suse,

Check tomcat's log file for errors (logs/catalina.out) to see if it started all-right.

Once Tomcat started, check with netstat that it is actually listening to the port. Also, if you are using IE, switch off the 'friendly' error messages to see what the real error is.


Hi, I have the following log files. I am not able to interpret it properly,
Would you please have a look at it:


May 7, 2009 11:42:53 AM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init
INFO: Loaded APR based Apache Tomcat Native library 1.1.14.
May 7, 2009 11:42:53 AM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init
INFO: APR capabilities: IPv6 [false], sendfile [true], accept filters [false], random [true].
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11AprProtocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-80
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpAprProtocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote AJP/1.3 on ajp-8009
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
INFO: Initialization processed in 1416 ms
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester fatalError
SEVERE: Parse Fatal Error at line 1 column 40: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.fatalError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityManager.createReader(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityManager$ScannedEntity.setReader(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityScanner.setEncoding(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanXMLDeclOrTextDecl(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$XMLDeclDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1663)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabase.open(MemoryUserDatabase.java:402)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.getObjectInstance(MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.java:103)
at org.apache.naming.factory.ResourceFactory.getObjectInstance(ResourceFactory.java:140)
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getObjectInstance(NamingManager.java:316)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:793)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:140)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.nextElementInternal(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:113)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.next(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:71)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:137)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.lifecycleEvent(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:81)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:117)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:703)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.naming.NamingContext lookup
WARNING: Unexpected exception resolving reference
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1663)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabase.open(MemoryUserDatabase.java:402)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.getObjectInstance(MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.java:103)
at org.apache.naming.factory.ResourceFactory.getObjectInstance(ResourceFactory.java:140)
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getObjectInstance(NamingManager.java:316)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:793)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:140)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.nextElementInternal(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:113)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.next(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:71)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:137)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.lifecycleEvent(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:81)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:117)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:703)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener createMBeans
SEVERE: Exception processing Global JNDI Resources
javax.naming.NamingException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:805)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:140)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.nextElementInternal(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:113)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.next(NamingContextBindingsEnumeration.java:71)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:137)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.createMBeans(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.lifecycleEvent(GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener.java:81)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:117)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:703)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start
INFO: Starting service Catalina
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.18
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester fatalError
SEVERE: Parse Fatal Error at line 1 column 40: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.fatalError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityManager.createReader(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityManager$ScannedEntity.setReader(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityScanner.setEncoding(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanXMLDeclOrTextDecl(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$XMLDeclDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1663)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabase.open(MemoryUserDatabase.java:402)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.getObjectInstance(MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.java:103)
at org.apache.naming.factory.ResourceFactory.getObjectInstance(ResourceFactory.java:140)
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getObjectInstance(NamingManager.java:316)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:793)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:153)
at org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm.start(UserDatabaseRealm.java:253)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1037)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.naming.NamingContext lookup
WARNING: Unexpected exception resolving reference
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1663)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabase.open(MemoryUserDatabase.java:402)
at org.apache.catalina.users.MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.getObjectInstance(MemoryUserDatabaseFactory.java:103)
at org.apache.naming.factory.ResourceFactory.getObjectInstance(ResourceFactory.java:140)
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getObjectInstance(NamingManager.java:316)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:793)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:153)
at org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm.start(UserDatabaseRealm.java:253)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1037)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm start
SEVERE: Exception looking up UserDatabase under key UserDatabase
javax.naming.NamingException: Invalid encoding name "cp1252".
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:805)
at org.apache.naming.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:153)
at org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm.start(UserDatabaseRealm.java:253)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1037)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
SEVERE: Catalina.start:
LifecycleException: No UserDatabase component found under key UserDatabase
at org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm.start(UserDatabaseRealm.java:261)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1037)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
May 7, 2009 11:42:54 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
INFO: Server startup in 225 ms
 
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Digester is used to parse configuration files that are XML formatted.

IF this was my problem I would search all XML files in the tomcat installation for "cp1252"

CP1252 is a Windows character set, I believe some of the characters are invalid in XML documents which may be why digester complained.

I hope nobody used Word to edit configuration files

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http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/tomcat-dev/200903.mbox/%3Cbug-46908-78@https.issues.apache.org/bugzilla/%3E

If this bug report is to be relieved cp1252 is now the default.

It also includes a suggested workaround.
 
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