This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
ok , take a look at tomcat log file there you can find more details about what cause the server not to start. to view the log file . switch to runtime view , expand the servers node , right click on tomcat and select view server log I highly recommand you to update to netbeans 5. you will find it years ahead of netbeans 4.1