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HTTP 400 Bad Request

deepak carter
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Joined: Feb 19, 2011
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i have just installed tomcat 6.whenever i am trying to run http://localhost:8080/ its giving me HTTP 400 Bad Request error .The services are running.

Do i need to set classpath for tomcat also..If yes then can you please let me know what classpath needs to be set.SInce i am am new in class an detailed answer would be highly apprecaited.

thanks in advance
Tim Holloway
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You haven't given enough details.

If you're attempting to start Tomcat as a Windows Service, it can be difficult to debug. It's easier to try launching it in a command window.

Tomcat sets up its own classpaths. You should set the JAVA_HOME environment variable, however so that Tomcat knows which of your installed JVMs to run under.

When you start up Tomcat in a command window, it will print out a few items to let you know what environment settings you have in effect.

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