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Apache Tomcat6 Fail to Open the Web page

Posted January 15, 2015 4.2k views

Hi, i install tomcat6 on my server but when i restart and open it on web page shows webpage is not available (IP_address:8080). When i open catalina.out at /var/lib/tomcat6/logs/catalina.out I get this logs
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:51 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/server/classes], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:51 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/server], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:51 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/shared/classes], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:51 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/shared], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:52 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:52 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
INFO: Initialization processed in 1669 ms
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:53 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start
INFO: Starting service Catalina
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:53 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.39
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:53 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployDirectory
INFO: Deploying web application directory ROOT
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:54 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol start
INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jan 15, 2015 4:44:54 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
INFO: Server startup in 1084 ms
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:50 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol pause
INFO: Pausing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:51 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService stop
INFO: Stopping service Catalina
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:51 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol destroy
INFO: Stopping Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:52 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/server/classes], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:52 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/server], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]
Jan 15, 2015 4:45:52 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory validateFile
WARNING: Problem with directory [/usr/share/tomcat6/shared/classes], exists: [false], isDirectory: [false], canRead: [false]

What might be the problem because i tried to check the problem online I don’t any sign of success.

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  • I’m sure you have your reasons for not using tomcat7, so I won’t ask.

    Seems like you may be missing some extra tomcat6 packages? Did you install the optional tomcat webapps package that provides ROOT?

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Maybe you didn’t install Tomcat correctly.

Try and install another instance of Tomcat on your server, for example a version 7 will be nice. Or if your application only works on Tomcat 6 then leave your installation intact.
Anyway, I will still recomend you to install at least Tomcat 7 for your app to work.
You can check this fine tutorial.

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