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From "Timothy Wonil Lee" <>
Subject RE: simple question on Tomcat-apache
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2007 03:12:22 GMT
Tomcat and HTTP Server are completely different product, and when you
download Tomcat, it does not include http server.

The only reason why "Tomcat" is also called "Apache Tomcat" is because it is
a product/project under Apache Software Foundation.

Apache HTTP server:
Apache Tomcat:


Timothy Wonil Lee

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-----Original Message-----
From: [] 
Sent: Monday, 19 November 2007 1:57 PM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: simple question on Tomcat-apache 

Hello , 

does Tomcat -apache contains http server  bundled in or Do I have to 
install  apache-tomcat and http server separately ? I can browse the 
default web page when I started apache-tomcat server ,but could`nt locate 
the httpd.conf file . So downloaded http server . Can someone clarify the 
differences between apache-tomcat for me ?  I`m newbee to it . Thanks .

I have downloaded both :

[root@cemcp62 /mnt/apache-tomcat]: ls -lrt
total 51200
-rw-r-----   1 root     system     10731520 Oct 25 09:43 
-rw-r-----   1 root     system      5888526 Nov 17 16:54 
-rw-r-----   1 root     system      9579283 Nov 17 16:55 
[root@cemcp62 /mnt/apache-tomcat]:


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