Win a copy of Re-engineering Legacy Software this week in the Refactoring forum
or Docker in Action in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Really basic Tomcat install question

 
William Stafford
Ranch Hand
Posts: 109
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I've installed apache-tomcat 5.5.27 on Window as a standalone app. I've added a log4j.properties to commons/classes and the jars for log4j-2.1 and commons-logging-1.1.1 to common/libs. I start tomcat from Eclipse Ganymede and there is no output on the console and the server does not respond. For example: http://localhost:8080/ returns a 404.

There is no log file and no indication of what is wrong.

I don't know how to figure this out without some sort of indication from Tomcat as to what is wrong.

Any help or suggestions appreciated,
-=beeky
 
Amit Ghorpade
Bartender
Posts: 2854
10
Fedora Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Have tried starting the server manually using the startup.bat and then accessing the Tomcat home page on localhost?

Was the 404 a Tomcat generated one?
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic