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tomcat not starting

Peter Straw
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Joined: Jan 08, 2002
Posts: 79
When I start tomcat from the bin directory, the new tomcat window comes up for a second and then disappears. Does anyone know how to get access to any error message, or what might be going wrong?
Tomcat was working till I updated some of the jar files in the lib dir. ( jaxp.jar etc.)
Peter Straw
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Joined: Jan 08, 2002
Posts: 79
sorry - I found it, it's 'tomcat run'...
Kishore Dandu
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Joined: Jul 10, 2001
Posts: 1934
You can use the following URL to configure tomcat in proper ways.

SCJP, blog
I agree. Here's the link:
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