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Apache Tomcat Configuration With Eclipse

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Sometimes starting with your Eclipse Web Tool Platform(WTP) you might fumble while configuring Apache Tomcat server to your Project. Today we will quickly check how its done. I hope you have extracted the Apache tomcat binary in your local system and your Eclipse editor is running. Now having that in mind you can follow these few steps:


1. Select from the menu WindowPreferencesServerRuntime Environments. Press the Add button.

Java Servlet Introduction, Overview and Life Cycle

2. Now Select the Tomcat version

Java Servlet Introduction, Overview and Life Cycle

3. For all your Java code compilation, you need to use the JDK. You can check your setup by clicking on the Installed JRE button. Now Browse to your Tomcat installation directory.

Java Servlet Introduction, Overview and Life Cycle

Press Finish and then OK. You are now ready to use Tomcat with WTP.

During development you will create your server. You can manage your server via the Server view.

Java Servlet Introduction, Overview and Life Cycle

You can stop and start the server via the WindowShow ViewServersServers menu menu.

Java Servlet Introduction, Overview and Life Cycle

That is all you have to do when you are dealing with Tomcat and Eclipse editor.

Thanks for Reading.

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