Feb 142017

ADM

How to configure Tomcat with Eclipse

  • 14 February 2017
  • ADM

 

 

 

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For development, it is very useful to use Tomcat from Eclipse. Easy to start, easy to debug.

Step 1 - Download Tomcat.

From Tomcat web page, download the version needed. For version go with .zip version, for Linux/Mac with .tar.gz version. Unarchive to the destination folder. (Usually, I am using a single folder for all my development tools - D:\apps)

Step 2 - Configure Eclipse

Note: make sure you have the EE version of Eclipse.

Step 2.1

Switch to EE perspective (From menu Window --> Perspective --> Open perspective --> Other ... --> select Java EE).

Step 2.2

From views area, select Servers

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Step 2.3

Select the version of Tomcat downloaded and press Next >.

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Step 2.4

Select the tomcat folder location and click Finish.

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Now you should be able to add projects on the server.

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If you open the browser and open the http://localhost:8080 address you should see the tomcat default page.

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If the Tomcat server is not starting then double click on the server name and changed the Server Location to "Use Tomcat installation".

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