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saravanan ragunathan
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i downloaded apache-tomcat-5.5.31 binary version
does this contain both(webserver-apache) and
tomcat(web container)


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No. Just Tomcat, which serves as a web server as well as a servlet container.

You don't need the Apache server unless you need it for something else (php, etc).


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saravanan ragunathan
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thanks Bear Bibeault for your kind reply

then why they add appache to apache-tomcat-5.5.31 why not just tomcat-5.5.31
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Apache is a large number of projects, one of which is Apache Tomcat, another of which is Apache Web Server.
 
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