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Problems running Pentaho 8.1 CE  Version

Question asked by Sebastian Wierzbicki on Sep 4, 2018
Latest reply on Sep 5, 2018 by Ricardo Diaz

Hi!

 

Since there is no dedicated CE manual installation guide i am trying to follow the steps of Prepare Your Linux Environment for a Manual Installation - Pentaho Documentation

 

I am using Debian 8. Installed Java 8 Oracle JDK, configured it properly and set JAVA_HOME variable. I also installed Tomcat8 webserver through apt-get and i could connect to it. I decided to use PostgreSQL 9.6, it was working aswell also i checked the connection for "hibuser" with pgAdmin3. I downloaded pentaho with this link:

 

https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/pentaho/Pentaho%208.1/server/pentaho-server-manual-ce-8.1.0.0-365.zip?r=https%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fpentaho%2Ffiles%2FPentaho%25208.1%2Fserver%2Fpentaho-server-manual-ce-8.1.0.0-365.zip%2Fdownload&ts=1535094766

 

unpacked it in ~/pentaho/server/pentaho-server

also i created a link to tomcat /var/lib/tomcat8 folder inside the pentaho-sever directory.

 

i also downloaded the JDBC driver for tomcat and moved it into tomcat/lib folder and edited context.xml inside the pentaho.war in webapps, i cleared work and temp folders, started tomcat and its not working.

I mean the service status for tomcat shows that its running without problem, but now i cant connect to

localhost:8080 and /pentaho. The site is in constant loading but it never actually loads.

 

If anyone have some tips or a solution to a problem please post it here.

Thanks in advance,

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