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Commit 9d78e802 authored by Brutzman, Don's avatar Brutzman, Don
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updated tomcat guidance: preferred Windows installation is to extract zip,...

updated tomcat guidance:  preferred Windows installation is to extract zip, the installer results in problematic permissions
parent 9fb636c3
......@@ -2456,29 +2456,29 @@ netbeans_jdkhome="C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_221"</pre>
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Developer notes:
Developer installation notes:
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Ensure that <code>nb-javac</code> plugin is installed.
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Allowing permissions for local user (rather than local administrator)
seems to be necessary for Tomcat configuration and access on Windows.
<span style="color:darkorange"><b>Windows installation warning:</b></span>
the Apache Tomcat installer has permissions problems. Extract the zip to a
local directory instead.
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Ensure that environment variable <code>CATALINA_HOME</code>
points to root directory of current Tomcat installation, for example
<code>C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 9.0</code>
<code>C:\languages\java\apache-tomcat-9.0.54</code>
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Ensure that <code>nb-javac</code> plugin is installed.
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No plans yet to upgrade to Tomcat&nbsp;10 since package and API invocation is much different.
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<span style="color:darkorange"><b>Warning, troubleshooting in progress:</b></span>
not working in Netbeans&nbsp;12.4, unsuccessful backtracking to Netbeans&nbsp;12.2 and OpenJDK&nbsp;14.02,
still trying...
Allowing permissions for local user (rather than local administrator)
seems to be necessary for Tomcat configuration and access on Windows.
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<li> apparently fixed
TODO confirm/omit.
......@@ -2494,7 +2494,7 @@ netbeans_jdkhome="C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_221"</pre>
Example information for <i>conf/tomcat-users.xml</i> configuration file follows.
Note that any username must also be configured in the Tomcat installation itself.
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<pre style="background-color:#ddffdd">
&lt;role rolename="admin"/&gt;
&lt;role rolename="admin-gui"/&gt;
&lt;role rolename="admin-script"/&gt;
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