Tag: Tomcat

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Tomcat installation

Automatic starting To enable Tomcat to start when the server is booted use: systemctl enable tomcat Tomcat will be started later in the installation process.

Upgrading Jiglu

Next carry out the data upgrade: /opt/jiglu/bin/jiglu upgrade Finally, start the Jiglu server once more: systemctl start jiglu Then restart Tomcat: systemctl restart tomcat Background data upgrades For some major upgrades it will be necessary to rebuild the text search indexes or to retag all the content when changes have been made to this process.

Pre-installation checklist

Application server ▢ Tomcat 8.5 / 9.0 Tomcat is our preferred web application container.

Starting Jiglu for the first time

You will then need to start Tomcat, using: systemctl restart tomcat

Configuring Apache

On OpenSuse use: zypper install apache2 On Amazon Linux 2 instead use: yum install httpd mod_ssl Configuration While Tomcat can be used on its own to directly service clients, normally we would recommend using it behind Apache to take advantage of its cacheing facilities.

Accessing Jiglu for the first time

The first time the page is loaded it will be a little slow as the JSPs are compiled by Tomcat.

Jiglu server installation

This needs to match the value you set in Tomcat’s server.xml. com.jiglu.web.port The port at which end-users access the site.

Getting started

To install Jiglu on Linux, first understand how it fits into other systems and what you need to get going: Server architecture Email integration Pre-installation checklist Next, install the prerequisites: PostgreSQL installation Java installation Tomcat installation Configuring Apache Then install and configure Jiglu: Jiglu server installation Sendmail configuration PostgreSQL database creation Finally start and use the application: Starting Jiglu for the first time Accessing Jiglu for the first time


These can commonly be found in the /var/log/tomcat directory or similar.

Installing Jiglu on Amazon Web Services

See Tomcat installation for more details.