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  Java Web Applications
Subject:   HTTP Status 404 - /
Date:   2007-01-25 03:47:57
From:   aspai
Response to: HTTP Status 404 - /

Hi, I have installed jakarta-tomcat-5.0.30 first time and got the following status 404 error when I start the sever and tyring to browse localhost at: http://localhost:8080/ to view the tomcat home page.



Configuration instructions got it from the below webpage: http://www.moreservlets.com/Using-Tomcat-4.html#Enable-Root-Context



Error description:
HTTP Status 404 - /
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type Status report
message /
description: The requested resource (/) is not available.
--------------------------


I have installed tomcat in my C drive as: C:\Tomcat 5.0 and my jdk available in: C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12 and I have set the user and environment varialbles as below:


JAVA_HOME: C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12
CATALINA_HOME: C:\Tomcat 5.0
CLASSPATH: ;.;C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12\lib\tools.jar;C:\Tomcat 5.0\common\lib\servlet-api;C:\Tomcat 5.0\common\lib\jsp-api
PATH: ;C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12\bin


pls suggest me

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  • HTTP Status 404 - /
    2007-03-23 00:06:08  kandiyoorpreethi [View]

    • HTTP Status 404 - /
      2007-07-23 12:47:54  RaviKA [View]

      Did you start the tomcat. If yes did it start without any problems. Please check the log to check for errors. Sometimes java-bind error may error due to port problems.
    • HTTP Status 404 - /
      2007-07-20 12:36:31  mukkamalas [View]

      I have installed tomcat in my C drive as: C:\Tomcat 5.0 and my jdk available in: C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12 and I have set the user and environment varialbles as below:

      JAVA_HOME: C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12
      CATALINA_HOME: C:\Tomcat 5.0
      CLASSPATH: ;.;C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12\lib\tools.jar;C:\Tomcat 5.0\common\lib\servlet-api;C:\Tomcat 5.0\common\lib\jsp-api
      PATH: ;C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12\bin

  • HTTP Status 404 - /
    2007-03-23 00:06:08  kandiyoorpreethi [View]

    • HTTP Status 404 - /
      2009-12-06 05:37:57  pinkett [View]

      hello im trying to implement my first servlet program hello world and...when im trying to run..it says
      type Status report
      message description The requested resource is not available
      these are the current path set up
      path C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_03
      class path C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_03
      CATALINA_HOME C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0
      JAVA_HOME C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_03

      please help me with this
      thanks