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