Apache Tomcat is free and open source software that implements a Java-based HTTP web server using Java Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP). It is an option to consider when you are implementing a content management system or creating web applications.
There are four main steps to take to get Tomcat ready for use on a dedicated server:
2. Install Tomcat
The easiest option is to install Tomcat from the default YUM repository:
yum install tomcat*