Apache Tomcat Server Install on Windows


On this page, we will learn to install Apache Tomcat Server on Windows Operating System.

Apache Tomcat Server Official Website:



Apache Tomcat Server Install

Download & Install

Choose the latest version and click on the Download button to download the server.

Download the zip file. Extract the zip contents.

Copy the apache tomcat folder contents to a favorable location on the computer.


Apache Server contents

The bin folder contains the .sh scripts and .bat scripts to start and stop the server.

On the Windows platform, we need .bat scripts.



Start Server

Run the startup.bat script to start the tomcat server.

F:\>cd apache-tomcat

F:\apache-tomcat>cd bin

Using CATALINA_BASE: “F:\apache-tomcat”
Using CATALINA_HOME: “F:\apache-tomcat”
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: “F:\apache-tomcat\temp”
Using JRE_HOME: “C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-12.0.2”
Using CLASSPATH: “F:\apache-tomcat\bin\bootstrap.jar;F:\apache-tomcat\bin\tomcat-juli.jar”


Apache Tomcat Startup Log


Install Verification

After a clean startup, open the default URL on the browser.

For Example http://localhost:8080

We should get the tomcat webpage displayed. ”

If you’re seeing this, you’ve successfully installed Tomcat. Congratulations!


Apache Tomcat Webpage