Hi Guys I installed and configured the tomcat4.0.I tested it and is o.k.It works for html and jsp but it gives me error 404 for HelloServlet. my window is 2000 professional. CATALINA_HOME = d:\tomcat4\tomcat My development directory is "servletsdevel" I created the dir"classes" under ROOT\WEB-INF. can you please write me the correct "CLASSPATH" AND CATALINA_HOME variable. I have jdk1.4. Any help will be appreciated [ May 01, 2002: Message edited by: Muhammad Saghir ]
Thanks Mike for the reply but still i have some confusion i tried to understand the links but i could't.My question is where i will create the CATALINA_HOME directory and what is the relations b/t my installation directory and development directory. My isntallation directory is D:\tomcat4\tomcat My development directory is D:\servletsdevel what will be my CATALINA_HOME variable. Thanks for help
Your CATALINA_HOME *always* points to the tomcat installation. It is a system variable used by the Tomcat startup scripts, so it must always point to Tomcat.
As for the development directory, is there a good reason you're not developing right in the instance of Tomcat ? I mean... why not do something like this?
CATALINA_HOME |-webapps |- mywebappName
mywebappName is the directory used to store all your files for the 'mywebappName' application. This way, there is no difficulty in 'moving' your files between development and deployment directories - they are the same! Your development directory becomes a live test environment.
The only reason not to do this, is if the box we're talking about is a 'live' production box. Otherwise, since it's your development box, why not develop your application right inside Tomcat?