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To install and configure License Server bundled with Apache Tomcat

  1. Install JRE or JDK:
    1. Download and install Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) JDK 5 or later.
    2. Create an environment variable JAVA_HOME and assign it to JRE JDK installation home (for example, c:/Program Files/Java/jre1jdk1.6.0_03 or /usr/local/java/jrejdk):
      • To define JAVA_HOME environment variable in Windows XP:
        1. Select Start | Settings | Control Panel | System | Advanced | Environment Variables.
        2. In User environment variables for <user name> area, click Create.
        3. In the Variable name field in the New System Variable dialog box, enter JAVA_HOME.
        4. In the Variable value field, enter the path to JRE JDK installation home. Make sure to use forward slashes / when specifying the path!
        5. Click OK.
      • To define JAVA_HOME environment variable in UNIX/Linux, execute env JAVA_HOME=path command where path should reference JRE JDK installation home.
  1. Start bundled Apache Tomcat.
    To start Apache Tomcat distribution bundled with License Server and deploy licenseServer.war package, execute one of the following scripts:
    • <Tomcat root>\bin\startup.bat (Windows).
    • <Tomcat root>/bin/ (UNIX/Linux/MacOS).
      License Server will start listening on port 8080 with licenseServer path prefix.
  2. Start License Server by typing http://<host-name>:8080/licenseServer in the address bar of your web browser.


  1. Сopy licenseServer.war from <delivery package>/apache-tomcat-<version>/webapps/ into <Tomcat root>/webapps subdirectory.
  2. Restart Apache Tomcat.
  3. Start License Server by typing http://<host-name>:<port-number>/licenseServer in the address bar of your web browser.
  4. Proceed with setting up your License Server.

    For either License Server distribution, you can optionally do any of the following: