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How to Set up APache Tomcat on your mchine microsoft / linux 

Step-by-step guide

 HOW TO INSTALL APACHE TOMCAT IN MICROSOFT

  1.  DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION OF TOMCAT APACHE SERVER - http://tomcat.apache.org/
  2. YOU WILL ALSO NEED THE LATEST OR SAME VERSION JDK KIT INSTALLED -  https://www.oracle.com/downloads/index.html
  3. CREATE SYSTEM VARIABLE FOR JDK , path would be uptill the JRE folder
  4. CREATE SYSTEM VARIABLE FOR APACHE, path would be uptill the Apache folder ( do not include the bin folder  in path )
    the variable is set up by name CATALINA_HOME 
  5. OPEN C PROMPT, cd to apache installation , cd to bin folder 
  6. GIVE COMMAND , startup.bat , the server will launch an instance 
  7.  YOU CAN CHECK FOR THE SERVER INSTANCE BY ACCESSING , localhost: 8080 
  8. YOU WILL SEE THE APACHE TOMCAT SERVER LOG IN PAGE 
  9. BY ACCESS THE conf FILE IN APACHE FOLDER, YOU CAN CREATE A USERNAME PASSWORD FOR MANAGER BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTION IN THE FILE
  10. ONCE THE USERNAME IS SAVED , AS MANGER , YOU CAN LOG IN USING YOUR NEW PASSWORD
  11. ONCE LOGGED IN YOU CAN READ THROUGH VARIOUS EXAMPLES OF SERVLETS TO GET USED TO THE INTERFACE 
  12. NOW YOU ARE READY TO PLAY ...