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More JRun Install Problems

JC Cook
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Joined: Nov 13, 2000
Posts: 32
This is going to be a long one because I'm looking for help [bold]and[/bold] I want to document my problems for whatever good it might do in showing Allaire what we're going through.
First some facts:
Running NT Workstation 4.0
Netscape 4.7, no proxy server
DSL-connected
CLASSPATH=.;d:\java;d:\java\other classes;d:\java\other classes\JavaRanchCommon.zip;d:\j2sdkee1.2.1\lib\j2ee.jar;d:\java\jaxp.jar;d:\java\parser.jar
As you can see, all my stuff is installed on my much larger D: drive -- C: is full.
The first time I installed JRun, I took all the defaults EXCEPT I changed c: to d:, and I unchecked the box for starting JRun service at startup. Before I could even get signed on to admin server, both servers abended. I restarted admin and was able to bring it up, but couldn't alter port for default server -- admin server wouldn't stay up long enough. I decided to take the old "do it over" approach, and un-installed JRun. Six installs later I just seemed to be in a hole, no success. Then it dawned on me to look at the Allaire directory AFTER un-install, and lo and behold, everything was still there! Nothing deleted by un-install.
I deleted the whole folder and re-installed, and voila! Everything seemed to work as follows:
- changed default server port from 8100 to 80, rebooted server, OK and stayed open.
- directed browser to http://localhost/demo and played with demo servlets.
- directed browser to http://localhost and got a view of d:\java contents.
- created index.html file in d:\java that said "loaded index.html at /Java" and pointed browser to that file - text appeared.
Then:
I created TestServlet.java, compiled it to TestServlet.class in d:\java\WEB-INF\classes, and tried to access http://localhost/servlet/TestServlet and got the following:

So, basically, I can run all the little demo servlets, but can't seem to run any that I create myself. I'm getting pretty good at the default installation, though. So far I'm at 5 hours invested and still not quite there. Any ideas?
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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You might want to try renaming
JavaRanchCommon.zip to
JavaRanchCommon.jar
Also - are you sure you need these in your classpath?
d:\j2sdkee1.2.1\lib\j2ee.jar;d:\java\jaxp.jar;d:\java\parser.jar
Doesn't JRun have its own J2ee and xml libraries?
Bill
JC Cook
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Joined: Nov 13, 2000
Posts: 32
Thanks, Bill. That was so easy!
paul wheaton
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Joined: Dec 14, 1998
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Bill,
JRun might have that stuff in there somewhere, but I couldn't find it. And we still need to compile this stuff!


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