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MySQL Configuration on Liferay

Allan Cheong
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Joined: Nov 12, 2009
Posts: 71

I've downloaded and extracted Liferay bundled with Tomcat 6. Started Tomcat with no issue. However, I decided to use MySQL for the database so I create the database lportal in MySQL and created the file in the root directory of Liferay.

This is the content of

Then I start the webserver again. I can see that tables and data are created in MySQL. But when http://localhost:8080 is opened, nothing is displayed. The page is white.

Tomcat console shows very long exceptions. How can I log this exception to a log file? And anyone knows what is causing this problem?

V N K Srujan Kollisetty

Joined: Jul 19, 2010
Posts: 2
C:\liferay\bundles\liferay-portal-tomcat-6.0-5.2.3\ This is the file need to be modified. Below properties need to be added in that file.


Srujan Kollisetty
I agree. Here's the link:
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