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DRAFT KB-XXXX Rotatelogs.exe error on Tomcat startup


When starting Tomcat via start-appserver.bat on Windows,the startup fails with a rotatelogs.exe system error:

The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.


Download and install the 64 bit Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 via on the affected Tomcat server.

Affected Versions

This article applies to Appian 18.3 and later.

Last Reviewed: July 2019