Installing Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 12.04
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- 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.
<role rolename="manager-gui"/> <user username="pavithra" password="tomcat" roles="manager-gui"/>
- Start the Tomcat server using following command.
sudo /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/catalina.sh run
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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