Must Tomcat be needed? Is only Nginx not ok?

I am installing Bamboo,but it can not work,I installed it according to the documentation.

Is there any other steps to do except the installing guide?

1. Check supported platforms
    OS:windows 10 x64

2. Check your version of Java

C:\Program Files\Bamboo\bin>java -version
java version "1.8.0_74"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_74-b02)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.74-b02, mixed mode)


3. Check that Windows can find Java


4. Check permissions

windows admin

5. Download Bamboo
no error

6. Start Bamboo!

C:\Program Files\Bamboo\bin>start-bamboo.bat /fg
Bamboo Server Edition
Version : 5.10.2

If you encounter issues starting or stopping Bamboo Server, please see the Troubleshooting guide at
The JRE_HOME environment variable is not defined correctly
This environment variable is needed to run this program
C:\Program Files\Bamboo\bin>

Finally,access http://localhost:8085/ 

it can not open the page.

I use Nignx only, not  use Tomcat.


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This is slightly confused.  Nginx is a web server.  Tomcat is an application server that runs applications like bamboo.  They can both be used to expose web pages, but they do different things.  You can't run Bamboo inside Nginx for example, because it's not an application server.

But, that does not matter much at this point.  The error message is clear - it needs a JRE_HOME set correctly to point at a java installation.

Could you try, on the command line:

set JRE_HOME=C:\root-of-a-java-installation

start-bamboo.bat /fg

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