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Really basic Tomcat install question

William Stafford
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Joined: Dec 13, 2004
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I've installed apache-tomcat 5.5.27 on Window as a standalone app. I've added a 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,
Amit Ghorpade

Joined: Jun 06, 2007
Posts: 2780

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?

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