Article ID: 119669, created on Jan 16, 2014, last review on Jun 10, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 11.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 10.4 for Linux/Unix


How to install and configure Tomcat in Plesk?


To be able to run Java applications on domains hosted in Plesk, you need to install Tomcat, Plesk packages for Java support, configure them and start the service.

  1. Tomcat installation

    • Log in to Plesk as admin.
    • From the menu on the left, click Tools & Settings.
    • In the Panel section, click Updates and Upgrades.
    • Click Add/Remove Components.
    • Click "+" next to Plesk hosting features.
    • Select Tomcat Java Servlets support.
    • Click Continue.
    • Wait for notification about successful installation.
    • Close the installer window.
    • After the installer restarts Plesk, log back in to the Plesk as admin.
  2. Tomcat configuration

    # /usr/local/psa/admin/sbin/tomcatmng --install-psa
    # /usr/local/psa/admin/sbin/tomcatmng --is-configured
  3. Starting Tomcat

    • Log in to Plesk as admin.
    • From the menu on the left, click Tools & Settings.
    • From the Server Management section, click Services Management.
    • To the right of Server Management, click Play near Tomcat Java.

Verify that Tomcat is running and port is listened, execute the following command on the server:

 # service tomcat status
 # netstat -plant|grep 9080
-tcp        0      0 :::9080    :::*   LISTEN      20018/java

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