EventID: 4096 Could not initialize the Java Virtual Machine

Hi,

We are able to start the java application from cmd line using run.bat
java_home is set in run.bat


I am setting java_home as part of windows service installation. I get below error when I try starting application as service. JVM is working fine when we run from cmd line. What am I missing?

EventID: 4096 Could not initialize the Java Virtual Machine
idforpg1Asked:
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Wingman300Commented:
Was anything about Symantec mentioned in the error or is that the full error?  I have seen this with a symantec error.
idforpg1Author Commented:
Nope, there is no symantec error. Above error is the full error from windows event logs
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
try adding some logging to your bat to get a better idea whats going on

and make sure you explicitly specify any paths in the bat that are needed. Its not the same as running it from a shell
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idforpg1Author Commented:
Windows batch file is only used to create the windows service, service details along with parameters are stored in windows registry.

How can I debug the windows service?
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
what does the service actually run?
idforpg1Author Commented:
service runs a java application
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
i realise that, i mean what command
idforpg1Author Commented:
below is the command used in windows batch file to install application service:

cats.exe -install "VCats" %1\jre\bin\%3\jvm.dll -Xms512M -Xmx768M -Djava.class.path=%1\lib\tools.jar;%2\bin\run.jar;%2\lib\crimson.jar  -DCAT_HOME1=C:\\cats\\conf\\  -DCAT_HOME2=C:\\cats\\conf\\  -DCAT_HOME3=C:\\cats\\conf\\  -start org.jboss.Main -params -c cats  -stop org.jboss.Main -params tomcat -method systemExit -out %4\CatServer.log -err %4\CatServer.err -current %2\bin


%1: JDK home
%2: Jboss home
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
try include the fullpath to cat.exe
and why \\ is some places and not others?

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