The Apache Tomcat Servlet/JSP Container

Apache Tomcat 7

Version 7.0.82, Sep 29 2017
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Apache Tomcat Development

Tomcat Web Application Deployment

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Deployment is the term used for the process of installing a web application (either a 3rd party WAR or your own custom web application) into the Tomcat server.

Web application deployment may be accomplished in a number of ways within the Tomcat server.

  • Statically; the web application is setup before Tomcat is started
  • Dynamically; by directly manipulating already deployed web applications (relying on auto-deployment feature) or remote