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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials by Tanuj Khare

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Chapter 2. Configuration and Deployment

In the previous chapter, you have installed Apache Tomcat 7 on DOS (Windows) and non-DOS (Linux/Unix,) operating systems. Now, it's time to discuss the different configuration and deployment strategy tools used by different IT industries.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Configuration of Tomcat
  • Configuration of the virtual directory
  • Deployment of an application on Tomcat 7

Configuration files and their usage

Apache Tomcat 7 comes with a default setup, which can be directly used for a QA environment. We can customize Tomcat based on the environment specification; components such as Services, Servers, Engine, Connectors, Realm, and Valve can be configured. The Tomcat configuration files are ...

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