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Can't Install Jforum!

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I am currently using my computer with XAMPP (Apache, PHP, and MySQL) to install JForum onto. Here is the message I get when I got to the http://localhost/jforum/install.jsp page:

<jsp:forward page="install/install.page?module=install&action=welcome"/>

I have tried in Firefox and IE and there is no difference.

Anyone know what I can do to solve this issue.
[originally posted on jforum.net by techtoad]
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jForum requires a J2EE servlet /JSP engine.. like Tomcat. If I remember correctly, XAMPP doesn't include that by default but it has to be installed as a plug-in / add-in. And it possibly requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to be installed separately (because of Sun's original licensing agreement not being distribution friendly...)
[originally posted on jforum.net by monroe]
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I did a whole write-up on how to get it to work properly and configured. Check it out using this post:

http://www.coderanch.com/t/577599 #17063

Let me know if you need any further help.
[originally posted on jforum.net by confused2gether]
 
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