How install and configure Tomcat 8 on windows

How to Install and Configure Tomcat 8 on windows

First you goto Website and download tomcat 8.0

Choose zip File In Core section.

Unzip the Downloaded file and go to the folder.Now the tomact 8 is installed but not configured.

To configure :-

You must install java jdk environment. Last version java is in this time java 8. After instalation java set JAVA_HOME and JRE_HOME path.

So go to Start -> Control Panel -> System -> Advanced system settings.
Switch to

Advanced tab -> Environment Variables. In System Variables section click the New buton.

In Variable Name field

write JAVA_HOME and in Variable Value write your

JDK installed directory. In my it is C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0

Click OK button.

In System Variables section another time click the New button.In variable Name field write JAVA_JRE and in variable value write JRE installed directory.

C:\Program Files\Java\jre8

Click the OK button.Then check your JDK and JRE settings ,Open CMD Console and type,


Goto Tomcat Configuration files are in conf folder.To add user for manage tomcat server. Open tomcat-user.xml file

open tomcat user.xml and type this comment

<user username=”tomcat” password=”tomcat” roles=”manager-gui”,”manager-script”/>

Startup Tomcat Server:

D:->Tomcat->bin->startup (windows batch file) Double Click to Start Tomcat Server.

After Starting the server

In browser write address: http://localhost:8080 If you see this website:

Shutdown Tomcat Server:

D:->Tomcat->bin->shutdown (windows batch file) Double Click to Stop Tomcat Server.




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