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I get the following error when I run my JSP file in Eclipse-Juno with Tomcat v7:

'starting Tomcat v7.0 server at localhost' has encountered a problem. Port 8080 required by Tomcat v7.0 server at localhost is already in use. The server may already be running in another process, or a system process may be using the port. To start this server you will need to stop the other process or change the port number(s).

I have Oracle 10g installed in my System. When I type "http://localhost:8080" it opens the Oracle 10g license agreement so I think Oracle 10g is already running in that port.

To change the port of Tomcat I tried Google, which said to change the port in the "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Apache Tomcat 7.0.14\conf\httpd.conf" file

But at "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Apache Tomcat 7.0.14\conf" there was no httpd.conf file.
I only have "catalina.policy,catalina.properties,context,logging.properties,server,tomcat-users,web" files in that conf folder.
I use windows XP.

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FWIW - I think you misread the page you were looking at. "...\conf\httpd.conf" is the pathname for the main config file for Apache Httpd, not Apache Tomcat. –  Stephen C Sep 16 '12 at 6:20

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there is a software in your system use port 8080 double click on your server configuration on server view and under the port section, change it to something else Ex:9090

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if you trying to run tomcat outside of eclipse locate apache-tomcat-install-dir\conf\server.xml and change the port there.

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Thanks a lot Morteza Adi –  user1673718 Sep 16 '12 at 6:17

You're looking for "server.xml":

<Connector connectionTimeout="20000" port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1" redirectPort="8443"/>

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