Upgrade Status – Tomcat Online

Getting Tomcat 5.5 to run on Ubuntu proved to be quite an exercise, as the stable package in Ubuntu Feisty was broken in multiple ways. I had to fix the logging setup (preventing Tomcat from starting properly), configure the proper JDK to use, add various required libraries needed for JIRA and Confluence, migrate applications and settings, and last, fix Ubuntu differences in the Apache proxy configuration. The good news is that JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye and Subversion now all are back online. The SQL backup was from 19/7 so anything added after that date will need to be re-entered.

There are still a great many things to be fixed, but at least all of the public services are available for use. Please let me know if you find anything that is broken, doesn’t work like it used to, behaves weirdly or any other suggestion relevant to the restoration process.