I'm looking for a tutorial for installing Apache Tomcat on my webfaction site. Or has anyone successfully done this before and can explain it in detail?
asked 19 Jun '11, 05:08
Here's how you can install Tomcat:
The easy way:
Use this installer: Tomcat install script for WebFaction
The manual way:
You can then start Tomcat by running:
Once Tomcat is running, you should see the "If you're seeing this, you've successfully installed Tomcat. Congratulations!" page when you visit the site you created in step 2.
You can stop it by running:
Note: I don't actually know much about Tomcat other than the steps above. Some things that you might need to work out further:
This answer is marked "community wiki".
I've created an one-click Tomcat installer using WebFaction's XML-RPC API.
You can install it if you click here.