Apache Web server is not contained in Tomcat. Tomcat is a Web server which
includes a servlet engine and a JSP engine. To use Tomcat, there is no need to
install a native Web server such as Apache or IIS or Netscape. Tomcat is able to
serve static html pages as well.
production needs, Tomcat is also able to run ontop of such native servers
(either as a in-process or out-of-process container) but this is not necessary.
This is a choice which depends of your context.
more information, download the last version and have a look to the user's
I am trying to use
Tomcat as a standalone servlet container. To do this, do I need to have
the Apache Web server installed and running, or is this contained in