Tomcat not work on CentOs - ExecStop=/bin/kill -15 $MAINPID (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

Dear Digital Ocean Community! I can’t run tomcat as service on CentOs. Somebody else encounter with this problem? Please write here.

The error after systemctl status tomcat

● tomcat.service - Apache Tomcat Web Application Container
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service; enabled; vendor preset: dis                                                                                      abled)
   Active: activating (auto-restart) (Result: exit-code) since Fri 2019-02-08 07:3                                                                                      7:49 UTC; 1s ago
  Process: 3198 ExecStop=/bin/kill -15 $MAINPID (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
  Process: 3185 ExecStart=/opt/tomcat/bin/ (code=exited, status=0/SUCCES                                                                                      S)
 Main PID: 3196 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)

Feb 08 07:37:49 centos-s-1vcpu-1gb-ams3-01 systemd[1]: Unit tomcat.service ente...
Feb 08 07:37:49 centos-s-1vcpu-1gb-ams3-01 systemd[1]: tomcat.service failed.
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So I think my configuration is good, but anyone think i miss something please write here

Here is my configuration: -1. (If I use tomcat 9.0.14 I have an error message in catalina.out: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM warning: If the number of processors is expected to increase from one, then you should configure the number of parallel GC threads appr opriately using -XX:ParallelGCThreads=N

But this I can fix it with change in the 14.point config file(/etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service ) this one: -XX:ParallelGCThreads=N for this: -XX:-AssumeMP Because I use virtual server on Digital Ocean and I have one processor.)

BUT it’s not needed if I use Tomcat 8.5.37

So I use now this step by step…

[root@centos-s-1vcpu-1gb-ams3-01 ~]# java -version openjdk version “1.8.0_191” OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_191-b12) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.191-b12, mixed mode)

wget 2. tar xzf apache-tomcat-8.5.37.tar.gz 3. mv apache-tomcat-8.5.37/ /opt/tomcat 4. groupadd tomcat 5. useradd -g tomcat -M -d /opt/tomcat -s /bin/nologin tomcat 6. chgrp -R tomcat /opt/tomcat/ 7. chmod -R g+r /opt/tomcat/conf 8. chmod -R g+x /opt/tomcat/conf 9. chown -R tomcat /opt/tomcat/webapps/ 10. chown -R tomcat /opt/tomcat/work/ 11. chown -R tomcat /opt/tomcat/temp/ 12. chown -R tomcat /opt/tomcat/logs/ 13. vi /etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service 14.

Systemd unit file for tomcat

[Unit] Description=Apache Tomcat Web Application Container

[Service] Type=forking

Environment=JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jre Environment=CATALINA_PID=/opt/tomcat/temp/ Environment=CATALINA_HOME=/opt/tomcat Environment=CATALINA_BASE=/opt/tomcat Environment=‘CATALINA_OPTS=-Xms512M -Xmx1024M -server -XX:+UseParallelGC’ Environment=‘JAVA_OPTS=-Djava.awt.headless=true’

ExecStart=/opt/tomcat/bin/ ExecStop=/bin/kill -15 $MAINPID

User=tomcat Group=tomcat UMask=0007 RestartSec=10 Restart=always


systemctl daemon-reload 16. systemctl start tomcat 17. systemctl status tomcat

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