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From Ron Wheeler <rwhee...@artifact-software.com>
Subject Re: Installation problem [newbie]
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 20:34:03 GMT
  It is saying that you do not have a JAVA_HOME environment variable 
defined.
Is a JAVA JDK installed? Do you have JAVA_HOME defined pointing to the 
installation?

Ron
On 18/08/2010 3:43 PM, Jonathan Camilleri wrote:
> Well, I've installed the webserver (1st file), however, no services are
> running, and, no page is running on http://127.0.0.1:8080 (IIS runs on port
> 80).
>
> When I try to start up "catalina", it says that it cannot find JAVA_HOME,
> but I am not sure why...
>
> *Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]*
> *(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.*
> *
> *
> *C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>cd %CATALINA_HOME%*
> *
> *
> *C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29>dir*
> * Volume in drive C has no label.*
> * Volume Serial Number is D80F-8634*
> *
> *
> * Directory of C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29*
> *
> *
> *18/08/2010  19:18<DIR>           .*
> *18/08/2010  19:18<DIR>           ..*
> *18/08/2010  19:33<DIR>           bin*
> *18/08/2010  18:47<DIR>           conf*
> *18/08/2010  18:47<DIR>           lib*
> *19/07/2010  14:59            38,656 LICENSE*
> *18/08/2010  18:47<DIR>           logs*
> *19/07/2010  14:59               573 NOTICE*
> *19/07/2010  14:59             8,669 RELEASE-NOTES*
> *19/07/2010  14:59             6,836 RUNNING.txt*
> *18/08/2010  18:47<DIR>           temp*
> *18/08/2010  18:46<DIR>           webapps*
> *18/08/2010  18:46<DIR>           work*
> *               4 File(s)         54,734 bytes*
> *               9 Dir(s)  33,834,348,544 bytes free*
> *
> *
> *C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29>cd bin*
> *
> *
> *C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29\bin>startup.bat*
> *The JAVA_HOME environment variable is not defined correctly*
> *This environment variable is needed to run this program*
> *NB: JAVA_HOME should point to a JDK not a JRE*
> *C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29\bin>echo %JAVA_HOME%*
> *C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_17\bin*
> *
> *
> *C:\Program Files\apache-tomcat-6.0.29\bin>*
>
> On 18 August 2010 21:24, Mark Eggers<its_toasted@yahoo.com>  wrote:
>
>> A couple of things:
>>
>> The list in general strips attachments, so your log did not make it
>> through.
>>
>> The file httpd-2.2.16-win32-x86-openssl-0.9.8o.msi is for installing the
>> Apache
>> web server. The Apache web server is useful if you are planning to write
>> PHP,
>> Perl, Python, or Lisp/Scheme web sites.
>>
>> The file apache-tomcat-6.0.29.exe is the file for installing Apache Tomcat
>> as a
>> service on Windows. Tomcat is useful if you are planning to write Java web
>> sites.
>>
>> If you run Tomcat on Windows as a service, the installer will figure
>> everything
>> out. The service installation is good enough for many uses. Documentation
>> for
>> service installation is here:
>>
>> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/setup.html#Windows
>>
>> Documentation for managing the service under Windows is here:
>>
>> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/windows-service-howto.html
>>
>> If you are going to actively develop Java web applications, then it's
>> sometimes
>> useful to install from the zip archive. Many IDEs use the batch files from
>> the
>> zip archive to start and stop Tomcat.
>>
>> Just unzip the archive in a directory that you have read/write access to.
>> Add an
>> environment variable called JAVA_HOME and point it to your installation of
>> the
>> Java JRE. On Windows the JRE is usually located in C:\Program
>> Files\Java\jre6
>> (for the latest versions of Java).
>>
>> Now to run the unzipped version of Apache Tomcat, just open a DOS command
>> window, navigate to the bin directory under where you unpacked the zip
>> file. For
>> example, if you unpacked the zip file in C:\, the bin subdirectory would be
>> in
>> C:\apache-tomcat-6.0.29\bin. Type startup (which will run startup.bat) to
>> start
>> Tomcat, and shutdown (which will run shutdown.bat) to stop Tomcat.
>>
>> To get your IDE to work with Tomcat, it's best to ask on the IDE mailing
>> list
>> (for example, NetBeans or Eclipse).
>>
>> On my XP system, I've installed both. I set the service startup to manual,
>> and I
>> point my IDE (NetBeans) to the zip file installation.
>>
>> . . . . just my two cents
>>
>> /mde/
>> ________________________________
>> From: Jonathan Camilleri<camilleri.jon@gmail.com>
>> To: Tomcat<users@tomcat.apache.org>
>> Sent: Wed, August 18, 2010 11:17:59 AM
>> Subject: Installation problem [newbie]
>>
>> I ran into an installation problem, and, hope you can help me out with it.
>>   Initially I tried running the
>> installer  (httpd-2.2.16-win32-x86-openssl-0.9.8o.msi), on my laptop which
>> runs
>> Windows XP, and, I was prompted for the following:
>>
>>
>> Network Domain - laptop is a standalone pc and field is mandatory; is a
>> workaround available?
>> Server Name - is this the name of the computer?
>> Administrator's Email address - no problem :)
>>
>> The instructions available online do not seem to be relevant for this
>> installation file, and, I was told that I should try downloading from
>> another
>> location.
>>
>>
>> So I downloaded Apache Tomcat 6.0.29, which I assumed is the latest stable
>> version, and, I am following RUNNING.txt for the installation.
>>
>> Even though I think I created the Java variables (section 1), when I
>> run startup.bat, an error is displayed.
>>   See tomcat.installation.command.log which is attached to this email.
>>
>> Any ideas, please?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>


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