If you run into problems trying to install and run DuraCloud, the best place to ask questions is on the DuraCloud Dev mailing list
As of version 4.0.0, DuraCloud requires Java 8. To determine the version of Java installed on your system, open a terminal (command prompt) and run the command "java -version". If the version number printed is less than 1.8, you will need to upgrade your Java version prior to running DuraCloud.
The steps below outline how to start up a DuraCloud instance from the binary distribution.
Start tomcat, as part of the startup process, tomcat will unpack the wars and deploy them