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From Filip Hanik <>
Subject Re: Error when performing a reset of the server
Date Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:43:47 GMT
Chuck, does this happen upon startup, restart or shutdown of the service?
That would be the first part of tracking it down.
here is some general configuration options available to you as a service

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Chuck Johnson <>wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am running 64-bit Tomcat 7.0.42 on a Windows 2008 R2 server as a
> service. We are using 64-bit Java 7 (jre7  and jdk1.7.0_25 are both
> installed on the server). I don't have much of any experience running
> Tomcat server, so I am at the early stages of learning about it... my
> experience is with Apache web server and various versions of IIS.
> The issue we are seeing is that the server throws an "Error 1053: The
> service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion"
> I'm sorry if this question has been asked previously, I have searched
> on-line for a solution and found several potential fixes, although I am not
> sure if one is more appropriate than the other. One MS Support article
> recommends installing an update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 service
> pack (which I would think would be installed already since this is a newer
> installation), this is not a Tomcat/Java specific article. The other
> solution was to go into the Tomcat configuration tool and change the Mode
> from jvm to java in the Shutdown tab. I am also not sure if giving the
> Tomcat server more memory would help resolve the issue, the server has an
> Initial memory allocation  as well as a Maximum memory pool of 1024 MB.
> I am curious if there is anyone who has experienced these same problems
> stopping and restarting the server and how it was resolved.
> Thanks,
> Chuck
> Chuck Johnson
> Academic Software Specialist
> Information Technology Services
> Simpson College
> Indianola, Iowa
> direct: 515-961-1866 * optional: 515-961-1681

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