How to Install Apache Tomcat 8 on MacOS 10.12 Sierra Easy Visual-Guide

Apache Tomcat 8 Mac 10.12 Sierra Install




The Mac Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Tomcat 8 Server on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra Desktop.

And Tomcat 8 Support Java EE 7, Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.

The Apache Tomcat 8 is Java EE 7 Compliant with this New Features:

  • Support for Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.
  • The default connector implementation is now the Java non-blocking implementation (NIO) for both HTTP and AJP.
  • A new resources implementation that replaces Aliases, VirtualLoader, VirtualDirContext, JAR resources and external repositories with a single, consistent approach for configuring additional web application resources.

Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Quickly Getting-Started with Tomcat 8 Deployment on Mac OS X.

For an Easy Visualization of the Entire Process the How-to install Tomcat 8 on Mac 10.12 Sierra Tutorial Include the Essential Installation Screenshots.

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  1. Download Apache Tomcat 8 Server

    Apache Tomcat8 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on Apache Tomcat 8 Archive to Extract

  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Apache Tomcat 8 Quick-Start Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 8
    Make the opt Directory if not there:

    if [ ! -d '/usr/lib/jvm' ]; then sudo mkdir /opt; fi

    Set permissions:

    sudo chown -R root:wheel $HOME/Downloads/apache-tomcat-8*
    sudo chmod -R +xr $HOME/Downloads/apache-tomcat-8*

    Then Switch Contents:

    sudo mv $HOME/Downloads/apache-tomcat-8* /opt/
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  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
    • Start
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/startup.sh
    • Stop
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/shutdown.sh
  7. To Access Tomcat Server on Browser Go
    localhost:8080
  8. Tomcat 8 Deployment Quick Getting-Started:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide
  9. Getting-Started with Apache Ant on Mac OS X:
    Mac Ant SetUp.