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Installation of Tomcat

Jess Ishasder

Joined: Feb 19, 2002
Posts: 21
Hi. I got a problem about installation of Tomcat.
I've downloaded and extracted it at C:\
I edited C:\autoexec.bat as follows:
SET CATALINA_HOME=C:\jakarta-tomcat-4.0.4
SET CLASSPATH=C:\jakarta-tomcat-4.0.4\common\lib\servlet.jar;
I'm using ME.
However, I can't startup the Tomcat.
Whenever I typed C:\jarkarta-tomcat-4.0.4\bin\startup, it got an error
message saying that "The CATALINA_HOME environment variable is not defined
correctly.This environment variable is needed to run this program."
Is it wrong about my settings?
Also, is jarkarta-tomcat-4.0.4.exe functioning same as
Thank you for your help!
chanoch wiggers
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Joined: May 24, 2001
Posts: 245
the .exe file does everthing for you so you dont have to worry about setting all the varialbes etc, so in a way its preferrable.
I am sure you have been told the ME is a road crash of an operating system so you are bound to be having some problems but I know other people who have managed to get it working so do keep going.
You need to double check for the existence of those system variables, as they may not have been created despite your adding them to the batch file.

chanoch<p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Author of Professional Apache Tomcat</a></p>
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

Moved from Servlets -> Apache/Tomcat

Also: When you set them in autoexec.bat, you have to restart the pc. Also check out these links for Win ME
Anthony Villanueva
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Joined: Mar 22, 2002
Posts: 1055
Double-check your installation with this
I agree. Here's the link:
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