How-to Install Apache Tomcat 8 on CentOS 7 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

November 28th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Tomcat 8 Quick-Start on CentOS 7.x Linux



The Guide Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Tomcat 8 Server on CentOS 7.x Gnome/KDE i687.x8664 Linux Desktop/Server.

Tomcat 8 Support Java EE 7, Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.

Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Quickly Getting-Started with Tomcat 8 Deployment on CentOS Linux.

The Apache Tomcat 8 is Java EE 7 Compliant with this New Features:

  • Support for Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.
  • The default connector implementation is now the Java non-blocking implementation (NIO) for both HTTP and AJP.
  • A new resources implementation that replaces Aliases, VirtualLoader, VirtualDirContext, JAR resources and external repositories with a single, consistent approach for configuring additional web application resources.

For an Easy Visualization of the Entire Process the How-to install Tomcat 8 on CentOS Tutorial Include the Essential Installation Screenshots.

Install Tomcat 8 on CentOS 7.x 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Tomcat 8 on CentOS 7.x 32/64bit - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 8 Server

    Apache Tomcat8 tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf apache-tomcat-8*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Tomcat 8 on CentOS 7.x 32/64bit - Open Terminal
  5. Relocate Apache Tomcat 8

    sudo chmod -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
    sudo mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-8* /opt/
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  7. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
    • Start
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/startup.sh
    • Stop
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/shutdown.sh
  8. To Access Tomcat Server on Browser Go
    localhost:8080
  9. Tomcat 8 Deployment Quick Getting-Started:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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