Tomcat Application Server
Tomcat is an open source application server built on a java framework. It is used for web application deployment on this server.
On this blog post, We will cover the installation of Tomcat 9 on windows10 and Linux. Tomcat 9 supports Servlet4 and Jsp 2.3. Tomcat runs applications running HTTP protocol over TCP/IP protocol. The default port for tomcat installation is 80.
Tomcat Latest version 9.0.x supports following Specifications
- Servlet 4.0
- JSP 2.0
- Websocket 1.1
- JDK 1.8 or more
- OpenSSL Support
- java installation required - For tomcat 9.0.x Version, JDK 8 or more is required.
Download Tomcat Installation
Latest tomcat in apache tomcat website.
Download Tomcat from apache site.
Extract downloaded tomcat and copy it to the folder - Say b:\tomcat folder
Configure Environment variables like CATALINA_HOME in the path variable
To start Tomcat = run CATALINA_HOME\bin\startup.bat
To stop Tomcat run CATALINA_HOME\bin\shutdown.bat
By default, Tomcat is configured to run on 8080 port. it means tomcat is listening on at port no#8080, if you want to change the port, we can change the configuration located in CATALINA_HOME\confi\server.xml.