You should never run Flowable Work and Flowable Engage at the same time with the same database as they are mutually exclusive. Flowable Work is a subset of Flowable Engage. When running Flowable Engage you have access to everything in Flowable Work plus additional Engage features and capabilities.
Download Tomcat 8.5.x (latest version of the 8.5.x line) from: https://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi. Once you downloaded the package you should extract it. Do not run Tomcat yet, first follow the steps for installing the Flowable WARs.
Rename the downloaded
flowable-engage.warand copy it into the Tomcat’s
Make sure that you have a valid license file named
.flowablefolder of your home directory. On Unix or macOS this is
Add a file named
application.propertiesin the Tomcat’s
libfolder. It will be used in later for additional configuration.
You can now start the Tomcat by running
bin\catalina.baton Windows). Alternatively, you can run
bin/catalina.sh runto have it in the foreground.
You should now be able to access the applications by going to: http://localhost:8080/flowable-engage.
You can login with the default administration user
admin. The password is
An executable .WAR file is a special variant of a .WAR file that can be both
copied to a servlet container or executed directly with Java. In the second
case an embedded Tomcat server will be started that will host the Flowable
Engage application. You can start the Flowable Server directly by executing
The application can then be accessed at http://localhost:8090/flowable-engage.