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From Kitching Simon <Simon.Kitch...@orange.ch>
Subject RE: Installation Problem
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2000 11:31:01 GMT
What url did you type into your browser?

Assuming that your tomcat instance is installed
on the same PC as the browser you are using,
you should try:

http://localhost:8080

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	BECKWITH_GREGORY@LILLY.COM [SMTP:BECKWITH_GREGORY@LILLY.COM]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 25, 2000 1:14 PM
> To:	tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject:	Installation Problem
> 
> 
> Hello! 
> 
> 
> 
> My name is Greg Beckwith. I am in the process teaching myself how to
> develop Java Server Pages. I have downloaded the binary version of Tomcat
> and followed the installation instructions (from the "doc" directory)
> listed below: 
> __________________________________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________
> How Do I Install the Binary Version of Tomcat? 
> 
> Very simple. You should: 
> 
> *	Download the zip/tar.gz/whatever file from
> <http://jakarta.apache.org/downloads/binindex.html>. 
> *	Unzip the file into some directory (say foo). This should create a
> new subdirectory named "tomcat". 
> *	Change directory to "tomcat" and set a new environment variable
> (TOMCAT_HOME) to point to the root directory of your Tomcat hierarchy. 
> 1.        On Win32 you should type: 
> "set TOMCAT_HOME=foo\tomcat" 
> 2.        On UNIX you should type: 
> for bash/sh "TOMCAT_HOME=foo/tomcat ; export TOMCAT_HOME"
> for tcsh "setenv TOMCAT_HOME foo/tomcat" 
> *	Set the environment variable JAVA_HOME to point to the root
> directory of your JDK hierarchy, then add the Java interpreter to your
> PATH environment variable. 
> That's it! You can now execute Tomcat and it will run as a stand-alone
> (type 1) servlet container. 
> 
> __________________________________________________________________________
> ____________________________________________ 
> 
> I have tried to run the following code: 
> 
> 
> <HTML> 
> <HEAD> 
> <TITLE>Simple JSP Example</TITLE> 
> </HEAD> 
> 
> <BODY> 
> 
> <P>How many times?</P> 
> 
> <FORM METHOD ="GET" ACTION="SimpleJSP.jsp"> 
> <INPUT TYPE="TEXT" SIZE="2" NAME="numtimes"> 
> <INPUT TYPE="SUBMIT"> 
> </FORM> 
> 
> </BODY> 
> </HTML> 
> 
> I get an IE5 error message stating "The page cannot be displayed." 
> 
> 
> *	Perhaps I installed Tomcat incorrectly. 
> *	Maybe I did not start Tomcat properly. 
> 
> 	Observation 
> 
> 	Please forgive me for the following observation (I am just a
> beginner)   
> 
> *	The "BINARY" file I downloaded (
> <http://jakarta.apache.org/downloads/binindex.html>.) does not have any
> ".class" files. Shouldn't  a compiled binary file contain these ? 
> 
> 
> 		Other: 
> 		
> 
> *	I am using a Windows NT (4.0) box. 
> *	jdk1.2.1 is installed and working. 
> 
> May I ask you for a "more" detailed, step by step set of instructions on
> the installation process. Also, may I have detailed step by step
> instruction on starting Tomcat and running code. 
> 
> I look forward to hearing from you! 
> 
> 			Thank - you 
> 
> 			Greg Beckwith 
> 
> 
> 

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