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problem with starting the tomcat server

 
Anitha Kuchana
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i am using windows operating system when ever i clicked startup.bat file its blincking and closed the window.
i set the JAVA_HOME environment variable.i also set classpath for servlet-api.jar
still my server not started.Please help me.
 
William Brogden
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The first step toward finding out what is going wrong is to execute the startup.bat from a command prompt window.

Open a command prompt window, navigate to the Tomcat bin directory and execute startup.bat - if you are lucky, informative error messages will appear.

Note that your environment CLASSPATH is totally ignored by Tomcat. A typical Tomcat installation will include a class-loader-howto.html file in the webapps/docs directory which explains a lot.

Bill


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