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Issues with Installing Tomcat

Varshini Priya
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Joined: Feb 17, 2008
Posts: 94

Hi All,

Im trying to use ecllipse to create some JSPs. But Im not able to run the apache tomcat server. I have installed the server to Ecllipse and it is not working. When I try to run the Tomcat Server, Im getting the below error message

could not find the main class rg. apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.
Program will exist.

Please assit. Many thanks .
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

How did you install Tomcat into Eclipse? Here is what I did:

1) File | New | Other then Server | Server and selected Apache | Tomcat v6.0 Server from the list, clciked next and pointed Eclipse to the Tomcat home directory
2) In the Servers View, started Tomcat

Then Tomcat was up and running.

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