Also I when i try starting up the tomcat from manually i get following errors
 
swathi@sysdec: /usr/local/fedora/tomcat/bin> ./startup.sh
Using CATALINA_BASE:   /usr/local/fedora/tomcat
Using CATALINA_HOME:   /usr/local/fedora/tomcat
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: /usr/local/fedora/tomcat/temp
Using JRE_HOME:       /usr/lib/jvm/jre
touch: cannot touch `/usr/local/fedora/tomcat/logs/catalina.out': Permission denied
/usr/local/fedora/tomcat/bin/catalina.sh: line 275: /usr/local/fedora/tomcat/logs/catalina.out: Permission denied

sincerely,
swathi.