Confluence Can't Start and Doesn't Create Logfiles due to CATALINA_HOME Being Set

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Confluence does not start after running


Confluence's startup scripts won't override the value of CATALINA_HOME or CATALINA_BASE if they've already been set. Instead, they'll assume that it defines where tomcat should be running.


Unset the variable, by either running unset CATALINA_HOME or unset CATALINA_BASE on Unix or Linux platforms, without the backticks, or removing CATALINA_HOME from the relevant user's profile scripts.

Last modified on Feb 26, 2016

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