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How to Install Apache Tomcat 8.5 on CentOS 7.3

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Apache Tomcat 8.5 on a CentOS 7 server. Apache Tomcat is an open source Java Servlet implementation developed by the Apache Software Foundation. Beside Java Servlets, Tomcat implements several other Java server technologies including JavaServer Pages (JSP), Java Expression Language, and Java WebSocket. Tomcat provides an HTTP Web Server for Java applications with support for HTTP/2, OpenSSL for JSSE and TLS virtual hosting.