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From Trevor Little <>
Subject Re: Standalone Tomcat
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2000 16:51:02 GMT
List the errors that you're getting please

ECIS Gast wrote:
> Dear Ladies and Gentleman,
> i have a problem to run Tomcat 3.2.1 as Standalone-Server, i mean wihout a Web-Server.
I can start the Tomcat-Server, but i can't execute the servlets in the webbrowser (for example
with command "http://localhost/servlet/MyTestServlet").
> Reportedly to the Guideline of Tomcat 3.2.1 its possible to run it without a WebServer.
> Stand-alone servlet containers
> These are an integral part of the web server. This is the case when using a Java-based
web server, for example the servlet container that is part of the JavaWebServer. Stand-alone
is the default mode used by Tomcat.
> Most web servers, however, are not Java-based, which leads us to the next two container
> and
> How Do I Install the Binary Version of Tomcat?
> Very simple. You should:
> *       Download the zip/tar.gz/whatever file from <>.
> *       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.
>                         On Win32 you should type:
>                         "set TOMCAT_HOME=foo\tomcat"
>                         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
> I execute this steps (for Windows), but i can't execute the servlets.
> What must i do?
> Regards
> Sadettin Ă–zdil

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