Over a million developers have joined DZone.

Installing Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 12.04

DZone's Guide to

Installing Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 12.04

· Java Zone ·
Free Resource

Delivering modern software? Atomist automates your software delivery experience.

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.
  1. Download Tomcat 7 tar.gz binary distribution from here.
  2. Unpack it using following command.
        tar xvzf apache-tomcat-7.0.29.tar.gz   
  3. Move it to a more appropriate location using following command.
        sudo mv apache-tomcat-7.0.29/ /usr/share/tomcat7  
  4. Open up /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/catalina.sh file using following command
        gedit /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/catalina.sh   
  5. Add following two lines in there after the first line.
  6. 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.
        <role rolename="manager-gui"/>  
        <user username="pavithra" password="tomcat" roles="manager-gui"/>  
  7. Start the Tomcat server using following command.
        sudo /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/catalina.sh run  
  8. Verify Tomcat installation using the following URL.  
  9. To login as the manager, use the following URL, provide the relevant username and password.  

Start automating your delivery right there on your own laptop, today! Get the open source Atomist Software Delivery Machine.


Published at DZone with permission of

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}