This post is about installing Apache Tomcat7 on Ubuntu 12.04. Before
this installation make sure java is installed in your machine. You can
refer this post
if you haven't done that already.
Download Tomcat 7 tar.gz binary distribution from here.
Unpack it using following command.
tar xvzf apache-tomcat-7.0.29.tar.gz
Move it to a more appropriate location using following command.
sudo mv apache-tomcat-7.0.29/ /usr/share/tomcat7
Open up /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/catalina.sh file using following command
Add following two lines in there after the first line.
Open up /usr/share/tomcat7/conf/tomcat-users.xml and uncomment user and
role entries there. Then add a manager-gui role and a user by adding
following lines there.
<user username="pavithra" password="tomcat" roles="manager-gui"/>
Verify Tomcat installation using the following URL.
To login as the manager, use the following URL, provide the relevant username and password.
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