Tomcat 7.0.12 Installation on Windows


Tomcat 7.0.12 installation Windows

In this tutorials, we are going to learn on how to install Tomcat Server on Windows(32-bit) platform.

Installation Pre-requisite:

JDK needs to be installed on the operating system, where tomcat will be running. Tutorial on Windows jdk installation can be found here.

Downloads:

Tomcat server can be download from here.

Select the file "32-bit Windows zip" Under Core.

A prompt will open which will ask you to Save the file. Save this file under (C:\tomcat\windows) folder).

File size is 7961 KB.

Once the file is copied. You need to prepare the installation process.

Tomcat Installation Steps:

1. Extract the tomcat package. Unzip the downloaded file "apache-tomcat-7.x-windows-x86.zip".

2. Once the extraction is completed, you will see a folder created named "apache-tomcat-7.x".

3. Java_Home is not set when you install tomcat. Go to the bin directory under tomcat home directory and look for catalina.bat. Edit the file and add the JAVA_HOME="Path to jdk or jre". Save and close the file.

Test Tomcat Installation:

Go to the bin directory under tomcat home directory and look for startup.bat. Execute the script to start the tomcat server and access the Tomcat default page using the url http://host:8080/

Tomcat 7.0.12 Installation on Windows : Completed