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…

9 comments on How to Install Apache Tomcat on Mac OS X

  1. Overall, good video.

    One thing explained wrong is the following:

    – rwx — — (I put spaces here just to make it easier to see the dashes)
    -user group others

    user is already allowed permission here to read, write, and execute, so not everyone will have to chmod +x *.sh

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