How to deploy JadaSite to Jelastic cloud: the two-minute tutorial

| June 14, 2012

JadaSite is a Java based, easy to use and feature-rich content management and e-commerce system. It's not only focused on content management, it helps sites and companies to market and sell their products.

So, let's deploy it to Jelastic cloud right now!

Create the environment

1. Go to and sign up if you haven't done it yet or log in with your Jelastic credentials by clicking the Sign In link on the page.

2. Click Create environment to set up a new environment in Jelastic.

3. In the Environment topology window, select Tomcat 6 as your application server, MySQL as the database you want to use and type your environment name, for example, jadasite, and click Create.

In a minute your environment with both Tomcat and MySQL will be created and appears in the environments list.

Upload Java package

1. Go to and download the latest JadaSite version by clicking Download -> Download Now -> Download

2. Extract files from this archive and navigate to JadaSite WAR file at jada_2_05_01_final folder.

3. Upload your Java package to the Deployment manager.

4. Deploy it to the created environment.

Configure database

1. Once the deployment is finished, click Open in browser button for MySQL.

2. When you created the environment, Jelastic sent you an email with credentials to the database. Create an account and the database with the application using these credentials.

Install JadaSite

1. Click the config button for Tomcat.

2. Create a new folder (jadasite) in the home directory. It will be your working directory.

3. Create the log folder in your working directory (home/jadasite/logs).

4. Upload MySQL connector to the lib folder and restart Tomcat.

5. Open your application in a web browser.

You will see the massage that installation has not been completed. Don't worry it's a norm.

6. Go to JadaSite setup wizard using the next link format:
/ .

7. Specify your database driver (com.mysql.jdbc.Driver), database host name (your database URL) and database port number (3306). Then type the name of your database, user id and password. After that specify the path to your working directory (/opt/tomcat/temp/jadasite) and to the log directory (/opt/tomcat/temp/jadasite/logs), you have just created. Finally generate the key and click Next.

You can follow the installation process here:
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8. Don't forget to restart Tomcat.

9. Sign-in to JadaSite admin console
{Context_Name_Where_Jadasite_Is_Deployed}/admin/ and start using JadaSite. The default credentials are admin/admin.