java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Document base /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT does not exist or is not a readable directory

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Thrown to indicate that a method has been passed an illegal or inappropriate argument. In this instance, delete your Tomcat server instance, remove all it's related modules and start adding it all over again.

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Document base /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT does not exist or is not a readable directory
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java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Document base /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT does not exist or is not a readable directory
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.resourcesStart(StandardContext.java:5089)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5269)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:901)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:877)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:632)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptor(HostConfig.java:670)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:471)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)

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