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Default Setting up Tomcat with eclipse and CATALINA_HOME setup

1) I have downloaded Apache Tomcat zip file in "C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat\" When I extracted files from it , new dir structure where binary and lib files are is
"C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat\apache-tomcat-6.0.43-windows-x64\apache-tomcat-6.0.43\lib"

Then I clicked on WIndows Service Installer and Tomcat got installed in "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\". what should be CATALINA_HOME ?

2) Is it required to download Apache Tomcat zip file (8 MB size) OR can I directly use Windows Service Installer from ''https://tomcat.apache.org/download-60.cgi" website to install Tomcat without downloading it ?

When I am trying to setup eclipse wuth Tomcat Installation Dir as "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\lib" OR "C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat\apache-tomcat-6.0.43-windows-x64\apache-tomcat-6.0.43\lib", I am getting error message "The Tomcat installation directory is not valid. It is missing expected file or folder lib/jasper-el.jar" While jasper~el jar is available in both locations.

Why am I getting such an error ? How do I set up correct path here ?

3) I have setup CATALINA_HOME as "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation"
Then I am trying to check version of Tomcat as
Quote:
"C:\Users\nirjari>"Desktop\Apache Tomcat\apache-tomcat-6.0.43-windows-x64\apache-tomcat-6.0.43\bin\version.bat"
The CATALINA_HOME environment variable is not defined correctlyThis environment variable is needed to run this program
I don't see version.bat in Tomcat Installation path "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\bin"

Then I also tried setting CATALINA_HOME as "C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat\apache-tomcat-6.0.43-windows-x64\apache-tomcat-6.0.4", "C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat\apache-tomcat-6.0.43-windows-x64" AND "C:\Users\nirjari\Desktop\Apache Tomcat", But I am getting same error.

So whats wrong with CATALINA_HOME in here ? What should be correct CATALINA_HOME ?

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