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Mastering GeoServer by Colin Henderson

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Installing Apache Tomcat

At the time of writing this book, the most recent version of Apache Tomcat is 8. At the moment, there is limited testing of GeoServer running inside Apache Tomcat 8, which means that we should avoid using it, at least for now. Instead, we will use the latest version of Apache Tomcat 7, which is currently 7.0.50. The download page for this version is http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi#7.0.50.

Installing Apache Tomcat 7 on CentOS 6.3

As with all the Linux variants, CentOS has a package management system that can be used to install software, including Apache Tomcat. However, quite often, the packaged software is several versions behind the current version. Unlike other software running on Linux, Tomcat does not actually ...

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