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Localhost:\\8080 Problem

Mahi Rahman
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Joined: Feb 16, 2007
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Hi,

I am using to Tomcat 5.5 as application server in Eclipse. When I try to start it I get the following error message:

"Port 8080 required by Tomcat v5.5 Server @localhost is already in use. The server may already be running in another process, or a system process may be using the port. To start this server you will need to stop the other process or change the port number(s)."

To make sure I have cheked if any other program is using the localhost:8080, but didn't find anything.

Can anybody please tell me how can I see which ports are available to allocate as "localhost" in Windows XP? Can I use any other port for Tomcat?

Thanks in advance!

Mahi.
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