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localhost:8080 is blank after basic install

Question asked by muaddib on Jun 1, 2007
Latest reply on Jun 1, 2007 by forcev
Hey there…

I'm trying to get the basic Community version up and running on a simple Windows XP box to evaluate for possible Enterprise purchase.  The machine doesn't have anything else running on it, it's a simple blank vanilla Windows install.

Using the Installation Guide, I installed jdk-6u1-windows-i586-p.exe first.  Then I downloaded and extracted into the C:\alfresco folder.

My first attempts to run alf_start met with JAVA_HOME and JRE_HOME not set errors.  I resolved that using the sticky posts in the Installation forum.  Now when I run alf_start.bat I get this…

Starting Tomcat…
Using CATALINA_BASE:   C:\alfresco\tomcat
Using CATALINA_HOME:   C:\alfresco\tomcat
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: C:\alfresco\tomcat\temp
Using JRE_HOME:        C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01

However, when I open FireFox on this machine and go to localhost:8080 or localhost:8080/alfresco I get a blank "problem loading page" screen.  I searched for log files under the alfresco directory but couldn't find any.  The Logs directory under Tomcat is also empty.

I would love some suggestions on what to do next…