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open tomcat start page - http status 404

Hari priya
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Joined: Mar 11, 2004
Posts: 134

Hi there -

I have my tomcat up and running without any errors. It used to work fine but when I am runnign now and tryign to access http://localhost:8080 it is giving me 404 error. I don't know what went wrong. I checked teh server.xml and it is pointing to 8080. Can some one help with fix this?

tocmat version I am running is 5.5

Himanshu Kansal
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Joined: Jul 05, 2009
Posts: 257
Please check if you are having "index.jsp" under the ROOT folder.


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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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The default web.xml defines -

these "welcome" files that can be served from the ROOT directory -
did you modify web.xml, is one of those files present?

I agree. Here's the link:
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