starting Tomcat6

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Dec 23 19:04:10 UTC 2008

Joseph Simmons wrote:
> uname -a gives:
> 7.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE #0: Sun Feb 24 19:59:52 UTC 2008
> root at  i386
> I installed Apache Tomcat from the ports collection
> (/usr/ports/www/tomcat6) without error. From the documentation that
> I've seen, starting tomcat is done with the following command
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/tomcat6 start
> But when I do this (as root or otherwise), the tomcat process doesn't
> seem to start. Should there be some other way of starting the process?

Did you put:


into /etc/rc.conf ?



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