Fresh Installaction CentOS 6 64-bit - Can't Open

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Fresh Installaction CentOS 6 64-bit - Can't Open

Post by dedwards » Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:02 pm

Hello everyone,

I've been looking for an OpenSource DMS to implement into a small IT Business to centralize all documentation. After several research I found myself with OpenKM Community Version.

I always like to try installing stuff on DigitalOcean Personal Droplets, as a mean of testing things from outside a local network. I'm currently trying to install the "Quick Install" OpenKM 6.3. So far I have the following (CentOS Droplet, no GUI, DNS and Domain set up):

SELinux - Disabled
IPTables - Disabled

Downloaded .run file on /tmp/
Downloaded Java JDK 8.rpm from Oracle, installed in /usr/java/
Set up SymLink for /usr/bin/java

Tested java -version:

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java version "1.8.0_101"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_101-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.101-b13, mixed mode)

Wizard installed properly on /opt/ (with error creating menu shortcut).
Modified JAVA_HOME to point to /usr/java/jdk*

When I try /tomcat/bin/ I get:

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Using CATALINA_BASE:   /opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat
Using CATALINA_HOME:   /opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: /opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat/temp
Using JRE_HOME:        /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_101
Using CLASSPATH:       /opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat/bin/bootstrap.jar:/opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat/bin/tomcat-juli.jar
Using CATALINA_PID:    /opt/openkm-6.3.2-community/tomcat/
Existing PID file found during start.
Removing/clearing stale PID file.
Tomcat started.

I try opening http://serverip:8080/OpenKM but I get connection refused. Tried, connection refused. From within the server I tried:
curl http://localhost:8080/OpenKM

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curl: (7) couldn't connect to host
ps -ef |grep java

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root     26427 25587  0 20:50 pts/0    00:00:00 grep java

Catalina Log:

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Oct 15, 2016 8:48:29 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
WARNING: Catalina.start using conf/server.xml: Error at (36, 111) : com.openkm.util.Log4JInitializer
Oct 15, 2016 8:48:29 PM org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester startElement
SEVERE: Begin event threw exception
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.openkm.util.Log4JInitializer
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
Seems like java isn't even running.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Fresh Installaction CentOS 6 64-bit - Can't Open

Post by jllort » Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:31 pm

Ensure the tomcat/bin/ is not pointing to another JDK
( I suggest JDK 1.7 might be a problem with this tomcat version and JDK 1.8 )

If does not going right :
1- stop openkm
2- clean logs folder
3- start openkm from command line with -> ./bin/ run
4- wait until the tomcat be started up
5- upload here the catalina.log file into zip file and we will take a look into about what's happening

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