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From Olivier Lamy <>
Subject Re: Documentation suggestion for ARCHIVA_BASE and 'Installing as a Service on Linux'
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:41:03 GMT
Thanks a lot for your investigations!!

I wonder if you could simply create a pull request for that here ?
The file is located here


On 11 March 2015 at 02:40, Thad Humphries <> wrote:

> I installed Archiva 2.1.1 standalone on Linux (openSUSE) with a separate
> ARCHIVA_BASE, and ran it about a month with nohup. After upgrading to
> 2.2.0, I decided to run it as a service. I followed the directions at at
>, including
> adding myself as the RUN_AS_USER environment variable. The service started,
> but it did not pick up my ARCHIVA_BASE environment variable, which I had
> assumed to be the purpose of uncommenting bin/archiva's
> RUN_AS_USER environment variable.
> When I searched for this problem, the first hit I got was
> That pointed me to the solution: In conf/wrapper.conf, about 14 lines down,
> edit "set.default.ARCHIVA_BASE=." to your ARCHIVA_BASE environment
> variable, *not* the current directory (so in my case,
> "set.default.ARCHIVA_BASE=/u3/archiva").
> Unless bin/archiva is modified to pick up the RUN_AS_USER's
> ARCHIVA_BASE, *strongly
> recommend* that instruction above be added to "Installing as a Service on
> Linux" in docs/2.2.0/adminguide/standalone.html
> --
> "Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscrib'd In one self-place; but where we
> are is hell, And where hell is, there must we ever be" --Christopher
> Marlowe, *Doctor Faustus* (v. 121-24)

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