Eclipse Java Tomcat

How to install Tomcat using zip file

Step 1: Go to official Apache Tomcat Website, navigate to download section, download appropriate version, and download zip file

Step 2: Once downloaded, extract the file, and copy the extracted file to your suitable installation directory

Step 3: Open “Command Prompt”, navigate to the “Tomcat extracted directory”, navigate to bin directory, start Tomcat using command “startup.bat”

Step 4: Go to the web browser, and open “localhost:8080”, if port 8080 is already in use, change the port number by editing port number in conf/server.xml file

Step 5: Shutdown Tomcat using the command “shutdown.bat”

Step 6: Deploy war file inside webapp folder, and extract and test web application, by opening web browser localhost:8080/warfile-name

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