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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 portal-ext.properties in the root directory of Liferay.
This is the content of portal-ext.properties:
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?