Install Apache Tomcat - Version 2020 (10.0) - Hexagon

Smart Materials Web Installation (10.1)

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  1. Install Java JDK 8 or the latest update from

  2. Download the latest version of Apache Tomcat from

    Example file:

  3. Extract the zip file contents to c:\apache\.

  4. Locate and update the tomcat-users.xml file available in the <apache-home>\conf location with the following information:

    <role rolename="tomcat"/>

    <role rolename="admin-gui"/>

    <role rolename="manager-gui"/>

    <user username="tomcat" password="manager1" roles="tomcat,admin-gui,manager-gui"/>

    Apache Tomcat Installation Conf

  5. Update the port number to 9090 in the server.xml file available in the <apache-home>\conf location with the following information:

    <Connector port="9090" protocol="HTTP/1.1"


    redirectPort="8443" />

    <Connector port="9090" protocol="org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11NioProtocol" maxThreads="150" SSLEnabled="true">


    <Certificate certificateFile="###Path-to-Certificate-File.cer###"

    type="RSA" certificateKeyFile="###Path-To-Key-File.key###" />



  6. To install the Apache Tomcat as a service, perform the following steps:

    1. Open command prompt as an Administrator.

    2. Change directory to <apache-home>\bin.

    3. Set JAVA_HOME= C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_200.

    4. Execute the following command:

      service.bat install

  7. Change the service startup type to Automatic.


  8. Start the Apache Tomcat service.

  9. In a browser enter the following to check if Apache Tomcat is installed successfully: