This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
What version of JBoss AS?
How are you starting JBoss AS and how are you starting Tomcat?
Exactly how are you attempting to launch the batch file (show your code!).
And you do know that firing off a batch file from a web app is a very bad idea, right?