Howto install Tomcat with Eclipse IDE on MacOS X.
What we need:
1. Extract Eclipse into your Applicationfolder and Tomcat to your prefered location for example into your home directory.
2. change into the apache-tomcat-6.0.20/bin directory and make all .sh files executeable
cd <pathtoyourtomcat>/apache-tomcat-6.0.20/bin chmod +x *.sh
test if it starts
something like this should appear:
./startup.shUsing CATALINA_BASE: apache-tomcat-6.0.20Using CATALINA_HOME: apache-tomcat-6.0.20Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: apache-tomcat-6.0.20/tempUsing JRE_HOME: /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Home
Test you tomcat installation via your Browser
if everything works like expected shut the tomcat instance down
- Now we add Tomcat to our Eclipse environment
Double click on the server and select "Use Tomcat installation (take control of Tomcat installation)":
6. Modify the tomcat-users.xml file located in /<pathtotomcat>/apache-tomcat-6.0.20/conf directory and add:
<role rolename="admin"/><role rolename="manager"/><user username="user" password="password" roles="admin,manager"/>
with your username and password for administration.