On a Windows Operating System, after starting JBoss application server, the following message is returned:
'findstr' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable porgram or batch file.
Note: The application server logs folder does not get created in case of a new installation.
The script to start the application server calls the findstr.bat file, which is located in the <SYSTEM_DRIVE>\Windows\system32 directory. The above message is returned when the Path variable is not correctly set in system settings.
The correct Path variable can be set by performing the following steps:
Note: In order for those changes to take effect, you will need to start a new Windows Command Processor (cmd.exe) session.
This article applies to all versions of Appian using JBoss application server.
Last Reviewed: March 2017
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