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Install the WAR file

The installation of the WAR file is an alternative way of installing ScientificCMS.

  1. Unzip the WAR file into the webapps/ROOT directory
  2. Copy the JDBC driver for your database into the WEB-INF/lib directory. For PostgreSQL you have to use the 8.4 Driver even if your using PostgreSQL 9.1. The JDBC driver for PostgreSQL can be obtained at Select the newest version 8.4 version for JDBC 4.
  3. Change the current directory to the WEB-INF/bin directory in the unzipped WAR
  4. Call sh ccm prepare and set the runtime properties
  5. (Re-)start your Tomcat