A Tech Log

September 24, 2010

Open the firewall for tomcat on Centos

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 4:05 pm

Goto prompt:

choose “Firewall configuration”
choose “Customize”
choose “Other ports” 8080:tcp
choose “Ok”
>service tomcat6 restart


Install Tomcat 6 on CentOS 5.x

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 3:31 pm

cd /etc/yum.repos.d
wget ‘http://www.jpackage.org/jpackage50.repo’
yum update
yum install tomcat6 tomcat6-webapps tomcat6-admin-webapps
service tomcat6 start

If you get a dependency then do this and do above again:

rpm -Uvh ‘http://plone.lucidsolutions.co.nz/linux/centos/images/jpackage-utils-compat-el5-0.0.1-1.noarch.rpm’

September 21, 2010

What UNix Shell am I using?

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 3:29 pm

The shell for a user is in the /etc/passwd file for that user as the last field.

Or echo the ‘SHELL’ variable on the command prompt:

echo $SHELL

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