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From "Paul Kofon" <>
Subject RE: JDBC + Tomcat NT Service
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
Hi David,
No I'm not using the Microsoft JVM. I'm actually using Sun's JDK1.3.1 Beta. 
This is so I can run Tomcat as service and still be able to log out from 
Windows without losing the service (the bug was fixed in this release of the 



>From: David Oxley <>
>To: "''" <>
>Subject: RE: JDBC + Tomcat NT Service
>Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 16:01:08 +0100
>You aren't using the Microsoft VM are you?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Kofon []
>Sent: 26 March 2001 15:37
>Subject: RE: JDBC + Tomcat NT Service
>Hi Randy,
>Thanks! I'm sorry I failed to mention that I had put the jar files in the
>lib directory as well. I don't have a problem loading the drivers when I 
>Tomcat normally but I do when I run it as a service - the drivers just
>refuse to load. The JDBC drivers are not the only jars in the lib 
>I've got some other jars that I have no problems using even while running
>Tomcat as a Win2K service.
>I guess someone has got to check this out. It's strange, but who knows I
>just might be doing something wrong.
> >From: Randy Layman <>
> >Reply-To:
> >To:
> >Subject: RE: JDBC + Tomcat NT Service
> >Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 08:20:16 -0500
> >
> >
> >	I always put the drivers into the web app's lib folder and don't
> >have any problem - Tomcat loads them automatically (if they are .jar 
> >and this way you can replace the drivers for one webapp at a time without
> >affecting the other webapps (this is useful when you are converting 
> >webapps on a machine - you can rollout the changes one webapp at a time)
> >
> >	Things to check -
> >	1.  Path to drivers is actually correct and doesn't contain any
> >spaces
> >	2.  Permissions on the JAR file and directory's above (this only
> >applies if you have changed NT's defaults.  By default Everyone can do
> >anything with any file or directory).
> >
> >	Randy
> >
> >
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