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Tomcat 5.5.17, with mod_jk

Building a Web Server, for Windows


  • Java 1.5 JDK (SDK)
  • Apache 2.0
  • mod_jk 1.2


Our Configuration

  • Java JDK path : C:\jdk1.5.0_07
  • Apache path : C:\www\Apache2
  • Tomcat path : C:\www\tomcat5
  • Apache's webroot : C:\www\webroot
  • JSP/Servlet webroot (via Apache2/mod_jk) : C:\www\tomcat5\webapps
  • JSP/Servlet webroot (via native Tomcat server, port 8080) : C:\www\tomcat5\webapps
  • Access JSP/Servlet pages via Apache2/mod_jk : http://localhost/[jkmount-mapped url of your webapp]
  • Access native Tomcat server : http://localhost:8080/

Install Java 1.5 JDK

  • Run file jdk-1_5_0_07-windows-i586-p.exe
    • Install under your %SystemDrive% (C:\), forming C:\jdk1.5.0_07

Unpack and place Tomcat5 and mod_jk

  • Unpack file apache-tomcat-5.5.17.tar.gz under directory C:\www
  • Rename directory C:\www\apache-tomcat-5.5.17 to C:\www\tomcat5
  • Rename file to, and place under directory C:\www\Apache2\modules

Configuration and Setup

  • Set Environmental Variables : JAVA_HOME=C:\jdk1.5.0_07 and CATALINA_HOME=C:\www\tomcat5
    • Set variables under Start » Settings » Control Panel » System » Advanced » Environment Variables » System variables » New...
  • Create empty file C:\www\Apache2\conf\, insert code...
    # Define worker 'example'
    # Set properties for worker 'example' (ajp13)
  • Edit file C:\www\Apache2\conf\httpd.conf, insert code...
    LoadModule jk_module modules/
    <IfModule mod_jk.c>
        JkWorkersFile conf/
        JkLogFile logs/mod_jk.log
        JkLogLevel error
        JkLogStampFormat "[%a %b %d %H:%M:%S %Y] "
        JkOptions +ForwardKeySize +ForwardURICompat -ForwardDirectories
        JkRequestLogFormat "%w %V %T"
        Alias /jsp-examples "C:/www/tomcat5/webapps/jsp-examples/"
        <Directory "C:/www/tomcat5/webapps/jsp-examples/">
            Options Indexes +FollowSymLinks
            AllowOverride None
            Allow from all
        Alias /servlets-examples "C:/www/tomcat5/webapps/servlets-examples/"
        <Directory "C:/www/tomcat5/webapps/servlets-examples/">
            Options Indexes +FollowSymLinks
            AllowOverride None
            Allow from all
        <Location /*/WEB-INF/*>
            AllowOverride None
            deny from all
        JkMount /jsp-examples/*.jsp example
        JkMount /servlets-examples/* example
  • Edit file C:\www\tomcat5\conf\tomcat-users.xml, insert lines...
    • <role rolename="manager"/>
    • <user username="manager" password="manager" roles="manager"/>

Install and Start Tomcat

Tomcat can be installed as a Service or started as a Standalone Console application. Note to make sure that Apache has been started at this point.

Tomcat Service
  • Open the command-line prompt (Start » Run... cmd.exe)
    • C:\www\tomcat5\bin> service.bat install
      [Note that this Service is installed, by default, as StartUp Type "manual": you will need to start this Service manually each time your system boots]
      [To change this Service's StartUp Type to "Automatic": Start » Run... services.msc, Locate "Apache Tomcat5", Change StartUp Type to "Automatic"]
    • ...> NET START Tomcat5
  • To shutdown the Tomcat Service : ...> NET STOP Tomcat5
  • To remove/uninstall the Tomcat Service : C:\www\tomcat5\bin> service.bat remove
Standalone Console application
  • Open the Command-Shell (Start » Run: cmd.exe), change to dir C:\www\Tomcat5\bin...
    • Run file startup.bat to start Tomcat
    • Run file shutdown to shutdown Tomcat

Test Tomcat5/mod_jk