Install and configure Tomcat webservices in LinuxMint 8 Helena

Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat is developed in an open and participatory environment and released under the Apache Software License. Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from Sun Microsystems, and provides a “pure JavaHTTP web server environment for Java code to run.

Tomcat should not be confused with the Apache web server, which is a C implementation of an HTTP web server; these two web servers are not bundled together. Apache Tomcat includes tools for configuration and management, but can also be configured by editing XML configuration files.

we will install Tomcat webservice in LinuxMint8 helena

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Linux Mint 8 Helena – Main Edition nl

Now first we will install packges needed for Tomact

sudo apt-get install tomcat6 tomcat6-admin tomcat6-common tomcat6-user tomcat6-docs tomcat6-examples

After, start Tomcat Server using the command:

sudo /etc/init.d/tomcat6 start

After installation type http://localhost:8080 or http://ip:8080/examples/servlets/ in your browser.Now you should see tomcat welcome page

you can get access to Docs and examples page from

to access the management console you have to edit this file to make a secure password

vi  /etc/tomcat6/tomcat-users.xml

After that you have to restart your tomcat
sudo /etc/init.d/tomcat6 restart

Now you have to login with your login admin or manager

{loadposition user9}

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