Hi there, at the beginning I've to say that I'm the beginner of this case so
it would be great if someone will help me. Just installed Red5 version
(red5-1.0.0-RC1) and have some problems with starting server. After running
red5.bat I've got:
It's very important thing for me so if anyone can help me please do that. I
need it to study for some projects. What should I do to start the red5
server correctly ?
Is't due to environment variabl named CLASSpATH ??
Any answers will be helpful for me
I believe that version had issues on windows with spaces in the path.
Try using a newer red5 (from svn) or install into a directory without spaces,
such as c:\red5.
That error is common in Java applications when the application cannot
find the entry class of the application.
Are you sure that you have RED5_HOME set to the correct location? If
you take a look at the red5.bat file, there should be a boot.jar file
inside the directory specified by RED5_HOME environment variable.
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