This week's book giveaway is in the Design forum.
We're giving away four copies of Building Microservices and have Sam Newman on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes JForum and the fly likes install attempt Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Building Microservices this week in the Design forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » JForum
Reply locked New topic

install attempt

Migrated From
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 22, 2012
Posts: 17424
sorry to open another topic, but i asked in another topic open by another user and nobody answered.

I have this problem that i'm trying to resolve since yesterday 8-|.

So i uploaded the jforum 2.1.8, to server :

And i read in the instalation document, that i have to go to forum/install.jsp..., so i entered in the browsers page :

A message appeared <jsp:forward page="install/"/>.

Now i don't know what to do :|. i tried to download apache tomcat->nothing i uploaded the __index.redirect->nothing, i tried to change the name of the forum->nothing,i tried to go to>nothing.Also tried to go to>; nothing(The requested URL /forum/ was not found on this server.)... , etc 8-| ~X(.

I'm new in this java thing, and i am thinking to try another forum, but i want to ask here 1'.

Why didn't you put in the zip file of the jforum, the tomcat folder? or better to put the jforum in the tomcat? because you said that i have to put the jforum folder in the tomcat/webapps. and why isn't the __index.redirect file in the jforum folder, since u said that the file is needed?

Can i install the forum in my computer using tomcat (localhost:8080/jforum/...), and then upload it to my host server with a ftp program?

PLEASE Help !!
[originally posted on by miswu13]
Migrated From
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 22, 2012
Posts: 17424
Duplicate entry .. locking.
[originally posted on by GatorBait3]
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: install attempt
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition