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How can I start tomcat when boot?
I am running redhat linux, the tomcat should be run by "www" not root.

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by:Highlander105
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Copy a script that you now from the /etc/rc.d/init folder and rechange the start up commando to that from tomcat.
You can also create a new script with the things in for starting tomcat.

After that all you need to set a start up link in the rc[0-6].d folder. S = start / K = Kill. The number is the range that he does it...


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Hi stanleyhuen,

You can add a line in /etc/rc.d/rc.local like this :

   su - www -c /path/to/tomcat/tomcatFile

Just change /path/to/tomcat/tomcatFile to the real path/file name.

Hope this can meet your needs.

Donal
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