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which Tomcat to download?

William Stafford
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I can't figure out which Tomcat 5.5 to download.

Based on http://www.igsobe.com/mirrors/apache/tomcat/tomcat-5/v5.5.27/README.html I would need the "Windows installer".

However, on the download page http://tomcat.apache.org/download-55.cgi there is no windows installer listed. There is a "deployer" listed but the zip file does not include a .exe .

I want to install the latest Tomcat 5.5 as a stand-alone (not a service) on Windows XP. This Tomcat will be started and stopped from the command line.

Which entry from the download page do I want?

Thanks,
-=beeky
Joe Ess
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The tomcat deployer is a web application that helps deploy other apps.
What you want is the zip file under "Core". Unzip that and start tomcat with by running <tomcat dir>/bin/startup.bat


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William Stafford
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Thanks Joe!
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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