Sunday, July 30, 2017

How to Install Apache Tomcat on Mac OS X

Tomcat is a Servlet container (Web server that interacts with Servlets) developed under the Jakarta Project of Apache Software Foundation.

Tomcat implements the Servlet and the Java Server Pages (JSP) specifications of Sun Microsystems

Tomcat is an open-source, non commercial project

Licensed under the Apache Software License

Tomcat is written in Java (OS independent)

Download and unzip the tar.gz:


sudo mkdir /usr/local

sudo mv ~/Downloads/apache-tomcat-7.0.*  /usr/local

sudo ln -s /usr/local/apache-tomcat-7.0.*  /Library/Tomcat

sudo chown -R your-OSX-username  /Library/Tomcat

sudo chmod +x /Library/Tomcat/apache-tomcat-7.0.*/bin/*.sh






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