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Tomcat not starting

kehinde adeoya

Joined: Dec 27, 2010
Posts: 2
Please I am new to tomcat server, I want to install it with cyclos. According to cyclos documentation I am to start tomcat by clicking startup.bat. When I did this it only prompts and closes. i do not know what is going on. Please your wealth of experience shared to resolve this will be highly appreciated.
kehinde adeoya

Joined: Dec 27, 2010
Posts: 2
You mean JRebel? How do i use that?
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12913
That JRebel thing was an AD, not a comment.

Cyclos gave you bad advice - open a command prompt window, navigate to the directory that has starup.bat and execute it from the command line.

The window will stay open and hopefully you will find meaningful error messages.

Have you tried LearnNowOnline? http://www.learnnowonline.com/
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