Tomcat Apache Installation

Tomcat Apache Installation on Centos 7

open-source Java servlet and Java Server Page container that lets developers implement an array of enterprise Java applications. Tomcat also runs an HTTP web server environment in which Java code can run.

[root@qp ~]# yum update  && upgrade -y

[root@qp ~]# yum install tomcat -y

now need to stop Apache Server

systemctl stop httpd or systemctl stop httpd.service

Next to edit

vi /usr/share/tomcat/conf/tomcat-users.xml

[root@qp ~]# vi /usr/share/tomcat/conf/tomcat.conf

At the last add these below commands java security

JAVA_OPTS=” -Djava.awt.headless=true -Xmx1026m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC”

And save it

Now checking the all prerequisite and packages are install or not if just use * command to download like below

yum install tomcat*

[root@qp ~]# yum install tomcat*

Now add the admin user to controlling tomcat server

[root@qp ~]# vi /usr/share/tomcat/conf/tomcat-users.xml

Once edit and insert the below access scripts

Add the scripts below the line

You can use your password …


<user username=”admin” password=”sharique” roles=”manager-gui,admin-gui”/>

Once done start the tomcat

[root@qp ~]# systemctl start tomcat

Enable tomcat – enabling because once if we restart there is no need to start the services manually

[root@qp ~]# systemctl enable tomcat

Now add the port – default port is 8080

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –permanent –zone=public –add-port=8080/tcp

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –permanent –zone=public –add-port=8080/udp

Reload firewall

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –reload

[root@qp ~]# systemctl status tomcat

Web browser Tomcat status

Login to tomcat services

After login tomcat server status

Change Default port Tomcat

Default port Directory


[root@qp tomcat]# vi /etc/tomcat/server.xml

Replace with new port 8060

Once replaced

Now add the new port in firewall

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –permanent –zone=public –add-port=8060/udp

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –permanent –zone=public –add-port=8060/tcp

And reload firewall services

[root@qp ~]# firewall-cmd –reload

Restart the tomcat services

Systemctl restart tomcat.service

[root@qp ~]# sudo systemctl restart tomcat.service

Now tomcat is running on new port

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