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URGENT! - Fresh to Tomcat please!

S Thanigaivel
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Joined: Oct 06, 2005
Posts: 60
I have downloaded jakarta-tomcat-5.0.30 and installed it in D drive.

I already have jdk 1.5.0 installed in my machine

After the installation of Tomcat an icon appeared the task bar i right clicked over that icon and chose start now it displays a play arrow denoting that it has started

I am new to Tomcat and Servlets and now i'm willing learn so somebody plz help me out to check whether Tomcat working properly...

i need a basic program involving Tomcat and Servlets and also guidance on how to execute the same program


Thanks in Advance

Terry Jeske

Joined: Apr 06, 2004
Posts: 17

If TC is running properly should give you the ROOT default page.

If you installed the samples try:

The Head First JSP book is awesome if you really want to learn how to work with JSP and Tomcat.
I agree. Here's the link:
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