Apache Tomcat 9 Apps Manager Quick-Start on Linux/Unix

April 12, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Tomcat 9 Apps Manager Quick Start on Linux-Unix

The Tutorial Shows You How to Getting-Started Easily with Servlets and JSP JEE Development on Apache Tomcat 9 Server on Linux/Unix.

To Getting-Started with Tomcat 9 Server is Best Provide Directly to Download and Install the Latest Official Tomcat 9 Distribution.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Read & Understeand ;)

Quick-Start Tomcat 9 on Linux - Featured
  1. How to Install Tomcat 9 Server on Linux/Unix

    Install Tomcat 9 for NIX
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  3. Check if $CATALINA_HOME is Set


    If not then edit the Bash Config file:

    nano ~/.bashrc


    export CATALINA_HOME=/opt/apache-tomcat-8

    Or some other installation location…
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano ;)

  4. Edit the tomcat-users.xml File

    sudo nano $CATALINA_HOME/conf/tomcat-users.xml

    Insert into the tomcat-users section:

    <role rolename="manager-gui" />
    <user username="admin" password="admin" roles="manager-gui"/>
  5. Restart Tomcat
    sudo $CATALINA_HOME/bin/shutdown.sh
    sudo $CATALINA_HOME/bin/startup.sh
  6. Test Access to Tomcat 9 Apps Manager on


    • user: admin
    • pass: admin

    Next Remember to Set a New Secure User/Pass Combination!

  7. Tomcat 9 Deployment Quick Start Guide

    Tomcat7 Getting-Started Deploying

Apache Tomcat 9 Run Manager App

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