Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Installation

Tomcat Installation Notes

Install the Tomcat software according to the instructions included with Tomcat. You may find helpful information at the Jakarta Project site:

ProcedureTo Install Tomcat on Windows

  1. Specify the Tomcat installation location.

  2. Select to start Tomcat as a service, and then select the port to run on. The default port is 8080.

ProcedureTo Install Tomcat on UNIX

  1. After downloading and unpacking the Tomcat installation bundle, modify the Tomcat startup script by using this procedure:

    In the file in the $TOMCAT_HOME/bin directory, add these lines to the top of the file:

    JAVA_HOME=Location of a JDK 
    BASEDIR=Location of your unpacked Tomcat 
  2. When configuring Tomcat to support UTF-8, add the URIEncoding="UTF-8" attribute to the connector element in the TomcatDir/conf/server.xml file, for example:

    <!-- Define a non-SSL Coyote HTTP/1.1 Connector on the 
    port specified during installation -->
     <Connector port="8080"
        enableLookups="false" redirectPort="8443"
        acceptCount="100" debug="0" connectionTimeout="20000"
        URIEncoding="UTF-8" />
  3. When configuring Tomcat to support UTF-8, also add -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 in your Java VM options.