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2774720 - Tomcat Java 9 Options in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP07+


  • Separate Java 9 options are visible under Java tab in Tomcat Configuration.
  • Tomcat may fail to start with the below error generated in the stderr.log:

    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.init(
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP07+
  • Tomcat 8/9
  • Windows Operating System.
  • Java 9


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


Tomcat java parameters, Java 9 Options, Tomcat Configuration, BI 4.2 SP 07 Tomcat, Changes in Tomcat Configuration. , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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