1.1.3. TOMCAT

Apache TOMCAT version 5.5.17 has been tested with BMFO. Other version as well as other servlet containers should work but are not described in detail.

TOMCAT is available from the BMFO CD or http://tomcat.apache.org. The download page is http://tomcat.apache.org/download-55.cgi. Select Windows Executable under binary core distribution.

[Note] Note

Java needs to be installed before you can run TOMCAT.

Run the TOMCAT setup (apache-tomcat-5.5.17.exe).

Apache TOMCAT Setup

Figure 13. Apache TOMCAT Setup


In Figure 13 click Next >.

TOMCAT License Agreement

Figure 14. TOMCAT License Agreement


If you agree to the license in Figure 14, click on I Agree.

TOMCAT Components

Figure 15. TOMCAT Components


Expand the Tomcat component and select the Service and Native components as shown in Figure 15. Click Next >.

TOMCAT Install Location

Figure 16. TOMCAT Install Location


Accept the default install location as shown in Figure 16 by clicking Next >.

TOMCAT Configuration

Figure 17. TOMCAT Configuration


Choose and enter an appropriate TOMCAT administrator password and click Next >.

[Caution] Caution

Make sure to remember the TOMCAT administrator password as it will be required later during the installation process and for administration purposes.

[Tip] Tip

In case port 8080 is occupied already (e.g. by an ORACLE installation), you can use an alternative port like 8081. Make sure to remember the alternative port number as it will be required later during the installation process and for administration purposes.

TOMCAT JVM Selection

Figure 18. TOMCAT JVM Selection


Verify that the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is the one installed before and click install to start the installation.

TOMCAT Installation Finish

Figure 19. TOMCAT Installation Finish


Disable the Show Readme option unless you are interested in reading the readme file. Click Finish.