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From Ron Wheeler <rwhee...@artifact-software.com>
Subject Re: Installation problem [newbie]
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 20:51:24 GMT

On 18/08/2010 4:38 PM, Jonathan Camilleri wrote:
> On 18 August 2010 22:34, Ron Wheeler<rwheeler@artifact-software.com>  wrote:
>
>>   It is saying that you do not have a JAVA_HOME environment variable
>> defined.
>>
> Yes
>
Good
>> Is a JAVA JDK installed? Do you have JAVA_HOME defined pointing to the
>> installation?
>> Yes, see command line...
>>
Command only show that you have Java installed not that you have set up 
a "JAVA_HOME" environment variable.

Where is the JAVA_HOME variable?
Type "set" to see your environment variables
> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>java -version
> java version "1.6.0_21"
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_21-b07)
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 17.0-b17, mixed mode, sharing)
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>
>
>
>> 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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