Kill Tomcat Service Running


1) Go to (Open) Command Prompt (Press Window + R then type cmd Run this).

2) Run following commands
For all listening ports
netstat -aon | find /i "listening"
Apply port filter
netstat -aon |find /i "listening" |find "8080"
Finally with the PID we can run the following command to kill the process

3) Copy PID from result set
taskkill /F /PID
Ex: taskkill /F /PID 189

Sometimes you need to run Command Prompt with Administrator privileges
Done !!! you can start your service now.


1) Open Terminal

2) Run command
sudo pkill -9 -f tomcat

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