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Cannot invoke Tomcat manager: FAIL - Deployed application at context path /Document Manager Gui but

Adeyemi Adeseye
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Joined: Jan 10, 2009
Posts: 27
I get this error when I try to deploy a spring application using tomcat 7 and maven.

Cannot invoke Tomcat manager: FAIL - Deployed application at context path /DocumentManagerGui but context failed to start

My settings.xml file in maven is :



my tomcat-user xml file is


my context file is in src directory META-INF folder. the content is


my pom file tomcat plugin is:


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Tim Holloway
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FAIL - Deployed application at context path /DocumentManagerGui but context failed to start


Apparently, your Maven deployment client did manage to contact the Tomcat manager, but the webapp failed when starting up.

To know why, we'd need to see the log in catalina.out.


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Adeyemi Adeseye
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Joined: Jan 10, 2009
Posts: 27
Where is this log file located on windows. I can only see the log folder in the home directory of my tomcat installation
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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