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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Oct 6th 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 6.0.0

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'tspy-win_tomcat', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add tspy-win_tomcat
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install tspy-win_tomcat --version 0.1.0

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tspy/win_tomcat — version 0.1.0 Oct 6th 2017


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with win_tomcat
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Installs and configures Apache Tomcat on Windows. You can specify the major and minor versions in {module}/data/common.yaml (Major 7, 8, 9).

Because this module uses Chocolatey to install Tomcat here are the supported versions.

| Version |

| Apache Tomcat 9.0.0-rc | | Apache Tomcat 8.5.12 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.33 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.32 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.29 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.23 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.22 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.21 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.20 | | Apache Tomcat 8.0.18 | | Apache Tomcat 7.0.69 | | Apache Tomcat 7.0.59 | | More information here: | (

This module installs Tomcat to c:\tools\apache-tomcat-{version} and JDK8 to C:\Program Files\Java\{version}\bin


What win_tomcat affects OPTIONAL

This does install Java JDK onto the system. If you have another version installed or need to run a separate instance please make sure that it does not interfere with your other applications.

Beginning with win_tomcat

Basic setup is to include the module in your class.

include win_tomcat


More to come here...


You should be and stay aware of the End-of-life (EOL) of Tomcat. Check here for the status of their products. Tomcat 8 EOL


This has been tested on Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 2016 base installations.


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