Get started with Apache Tomcat

To get started, we suggest the following steps:

Step 1: Publish Web pages

To serve Web pages with Apache Tomcat, simply copy your files to the default document root directory at installdir/apache-tomcat/webapps/ROOT. To deploy a WAR file, simply copy the WAR file to the installdir/apache-tomcat/webapps folder.

Step 2: Access the management console

Use the Tomcat management console to manage the Tomcat server and deploy applications. To access it, refer to these instructions.

Step 3: Use Apache with Tomcat

You can connect the Apache Web server with Tomcat through the AJP protocol. To make them work together, enable the and modules in installdir/apache2/conf/httpd.conf and then configure the ProxyPass directive .

For more information, refer to these instructions.

Last modification April 8, 2020