Tomcat 7.0.12 installation on Linux

Tomcat 7.0.12 installation Linux

In this tutorial, we are going to install Tomcat Server on Linux (32-bit) platform. The first step is to install the JDK. Download the JDK from here.

Tomcat JDK

All administration tasks needs to be performed as a TOMCAT user on the Linux operating system. Follow the link to create a user and group with the name ‘tomcat‘.

After the ‘tomcat ‘user is created, then, under the tomcat home directory and extract the JDK.

cd /home/tomcat/
tar -xvzf  $software/jdk-7u17-linux-x64.gz

Once extracted, JDK directory will be created under /home/tomcat directory: jdk1.7.0_XX.

The next step is to download the Tomcat Server package from the following link

When downloaded extract the package:

cd /home/tomcat/
tar –xvzf /var/tmp/apache-tomcat-7.0.x.tar.gz 

Verify the tomcat installation on Linux operating system

cd /usr/local/tomcat/apache-tomcat-7.0.x
cd bin

Command Output:

Server version: Apache Tomcat/7.0.xx
Server built:   Apr 1 20xx 06:13:02
Server number:  7.0.xx.0
OS Name:        Linux
Tomcat 7.0.12 Installation on Linux : Completed