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You need the following prerequisites:

1. Eclipse J2EE IDE 2. Open LDAP 3. Tomcat 5.5 4. Java 1.5 (make sure you already have this installed)


From download Unzip the file into C:\Dev so that the following tree is created - C:\Dev\Tools\eclipse-jee-ganymede-win32\eclipse\eclipse.exe. Eclipse is now installed.


From, download Unzip the file such that you have the following directory tree - C:\Dev\Tools\apache-tomcat-5.5.26\bin. Apache is now installed.


From download the .exe file. Install the program by double clicking on it. Install into the default location (C:\Program Files\OpenLDAP\). OpenLdap is now installed. We will configure later.

Configure Eclipse

Open Eclipse by clicking on C:\Dev\Tools\eclipse-jee-ganymede-win32\eclipse\eclipse.exe.

Configure Tomcat in Eclipse: Go to Window --> Perspective Click on ‘Server’ Tree, then click on ‘Runtime Environments’ Click ‘Add’, then select Apache Tomcat v5.5 Click ‘Create a new local server’ Click ‘Next’ Click ‘Browse’ and select C:\Dev\Tools\apache-tomcat-5.5.26 Click ‘Ok’

-Dcatalina.base="C:\Dev\Code\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.wst.server.core\tmp0" -Dcatalina.home="C:\Dev\Tools\apache-tomcat-5.5.26" -Dwtp.deploy="C:\Dev\Code\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.wst.server.core\tmp0\wtpwebapps" -Djava.endorsed.dirs="C:\Dev\Tools\apache-tomcat-5.5.26\common\endorsed" -Dorg.eclipse.higgins.sts.conf="C:/Dev/Code/org.eclipse.higgins.sts.binding.axis1x.service/WebContent/ConfigurationFiles" -Dorg.eclipse.higgins.sts.conf.file="ManagedConfiguration.xml"

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