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komala nilima
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i downloaded the tomcat5.0.27 as a zip file. I din't find any exe file in that and tell me how to set catalina home pls tell it by taking ur own path as example.

thank u in advance
Joe Ess
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komala nilima
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Joined: May 06, 2005
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still the path is not set.By doing that also the msg shows like this This environment variable is needed to run this program

%CATALINA_HOME% means we have to give the previous path i.e c:\software\tomcat5.0.28

sir pls tell me this more clearly sir

Thank u once again for replying me sir
Craig Jackson
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Joined: Mar 19, 2002
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Try editing your autoexec.bat file. Please bare with me, it has been awhile since I used DOS.

Then insert the following:



Then reboot your PC.

Open up a DOS window and echo the following commands, but I like to cd to the environment variables, this will tell me if I set them correctly:

Like I stated earlier, it has been awhile since I used DOS, so "buyer" beware.
I hope this helps.
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To set environment variables that are always there as opposed to only being valid in one Command Prompt, use the Control Panel -> System -> Advanced -> Environment Variables dialog.
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