Tomcat Web Application Manager

This section provides a tutorial example on how to access Tomcat Web Application Manager Web interface. You add, remove or manage any applications that are running on the Tomcat server using the Web Application Manager.

What Is Tomcat Web Application Manager? Tomcat Web Application Manager is Web interface on a Tomcat server that allows you to add, remove or manage applications that are running on that Tomcat server. Here is how you can us the Tomcat Web Application Manager on Tomcat 7.

1. Make sure that the user name and password is setup correctly with the "manager-gui" role in the tomcat-users.xml configuration file.

2. Visit http://localhost:8080/ with a Web browser and click on the "Manager App" button.

3. Enter user name and password at the authorization prompt. The "Tomcat Web Application Manager" page shows up:
Apache Tomcat 7 Application Manager

4. Review each application that are listed in the "Applications" section on the page. All of them are default applications come with the Tomcat distribution package.

5. Look at the "Deploy" section. It offers an interface to allow you to deploy new applications to the server on the fly.

Last update: 2012.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JSP (JavaServer Pages) Overview

Tomcat 7 Installation on Windows Systems

 Downloading and Installing Tomcat 7

 Launching Tomcat 7 Server

 Verifying Tomcat 7 Server

 Setting Up Tomcat 7 Server Admin Access

 Reviewing Tomcat 7 Server Status Page

Tomcat Web Application Manager

 My First HTML Page - hello.html

 My First JSP Page - hello.jsp

 JSP Scripting Elements

 Java Servlet Introduction

 JSP Implicit Objects

 Syntax of JSP Pages and JSP Documents

 JSP Application Session

 Managing Cookies in JSP Pages

 JavaBean Objects and "useBean" Action Elements

 Managing HTTP Response Header Lines

 Non-ASCII Characters Support in JSP Pages

 Performance of JSP Pages

 EL (Expression Language)

 Overview of JSTL (JSP Standard Tag Libraries)

 JSTL Core Library

 JSP Custom Tags

 JSP Java Tag Interface

 Custom Tag Attributes

 Multiple Tags Working Together

 File Upload Test Application

 Outdated Tutorials


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