IMPORTANT NOTEIMPORTANT NOTE
As of this writing the default project you will download, import and use in this class is
enabled for Tomcat. If you truly need to use Tomcat for this course ±please contact your IBM representative,and they will see if there is a Tomcat-specific project you can obtain.
That said ±in general, you may wish to install and configure Tomcat as your applicationserver, in order to run (test) your development work using RBDe. You actually have your choice of a number of application servers to run with, including: WebSphere ApplicationServer, Tomcat, BEA¶s WebLogic, etc.
Someone may already have installed and configured the Tomcat application server for you.If this is the case, or if you¶re going to use WebSphere Application Server (WAS) you shouldskip ahead to the next step in this process. If not, we recommend you use Tomcat. Pleasefollow the steps below to install and configure.
In a Web browser, go to the Apache Tomcat Web page:http://tomcat.apache.org.
lick the Download link for Tomcat 5.x.
On the download page, find the most recent version of Tomcat with a versionnumber like 5.5.x, such as 5.5.23. Several downloads are available for eachversion. Do not use versions marked as alpha or beta.
Under the 5.5.x version of Tomcat, look under Binary Distributions and thenunder
ore version of Tomcat 5.5.x for your operating system. For Windows, select the ZIP file. For Linux, select the TAR.GZ file.
Installing and configuring Tomcat