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How To: Configuring Tomcat 4.0.5 (or 4.1.12) for Apache 2.0.42 for Metadata Explorer

Summary

If you wish to use Metadata Explorer, you must configure your Web server:

Procedure

  1. Edit the $CATALINA_HOME/conf/mod_jk.conf file. Open the mod_jk.conf file in a text editor and add the following to your VirtualHost session. For example:

    <VirtualHost Your_server_name>
    ServerName Your_server_name
    ��
    Code:
    JkMount /metadataexplorer ajp13
    JkMount /metadataexplorer/* ajp13

    ��
    </VirtualHost>

  2. Copy the \metadataexplorer directory from the <ArcIMS Installation Directory>/ArcIMS/Metadata directory to the $CATALINA_HOME/webapps directory. For example:

    Code:
    cp -r <ArcIMS Installation Directory>/ArcIMS/Metadata/metadataexplorer $CATALINA_HOME/webapps

  3. Stop the Tomcat and Apache services. To stop Tomcat:

    Code:
    $CATALINA_HOME/bin/shutdown.sh

    To stop Apache:

    Code:
    <Apache Installation Directory>/bin/apachectl stop

  4. Start the Apache and Tomcat services. To start Apache:

    Code:
    <Apache Installation Directory>/bin/apachectl start

    To start Tomcat:

    Code:
    $CATALINA_HOME/bin/startup.sh

    See the Creating and Using Metadata Services on the ArcIMS install CD for information on Metadata Explorer.

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