Magnolia 5.7 reached extended end of life on May 31, 2022. Support for this branch is limited, see End-of-life policy. Please note that to cover the extra maintenance effort, this EEoL period is a paid extension in the life of the branch. Customers who opt for the extended maintenance will need a new license key to run future versions of Magnolia 5.7. If you have any questions or to subscribe to the extended maintenance, please get in touch with your local contact at Magnolia.

Included in the Magnolia bundle, Apache Tomcat application server provides an environment where the Magnolia application is executed.

To install Tomcat:

  1. Go to Apache Tomcat and download Tomcat.
    We recommend you use the latest version of Tomcat 9 and a supported Java version. See Certified stack.
  2. Extract the ZIP file in the directory where you want to install Tomcat.

To verify installation:

  1. Open Command Prompt.
  2. Go to the Tomcat installation directory.
    cd C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\apache-tomcat-<tomcat-version-number>
  3. Start Tomcat.
    A second command prompt window is displayed for Tomcat. The following lines appear when the server has started:

    org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol start
    INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
    org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket init
    INFO: JK: ajp13 listening on /
    org.apache.jk.server.JkMain start
    INFO: Jk running ID=0 time=0/66 config=null
    org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
    INFO: Server startup in 2238 ms
  4. Open a browser and go to http://localhost:8080. The message "If you're seeing this page via web browser, it means you've setup Tomcat successfully." indicates success.

  5. Type bin\shutdown.bat in the first command prompt window to stop Tomcat.

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