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Starting TomCat 5.5 on Windows

Ted Hill

Joined: Dec 23, 2009
Posts: 1
I just installed TomCat 5.5 on windows xp.

There is no bin/ or

How to start TomCat?

xsunil kumar
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Joined: Dec 14, 2009
Posts: 137
Tomcat 6 uses Tomcat 6.0\bin\tomcat6.exe for starting. try to look same in 5.5 version.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13027
If you install from the .exe installer, you can run Tomcat as a service. There is a Services tool which windows hides various ways - just found mine under Control Panel ->Administrative tools - you should see Apache Tomcat in the list of services - it will have a Startup Type - probably now set to manual. If you select Tomcat it should show Start the service option -or- stop / restart options if Tomcat is running.

If you install from the zip snapshot you get the startup.bat etc files to run Tomcat as an application.

I agree. Here's the link:
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