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The server will be used for local testing purposes.

Install server

  • Download Tomcat from
  • Extract it to c:/opt/ if Widows or /opt if Linux
  • If Linux set permissions: chmod 777 /opt/apache-tomcat-8.0.24 and /opt/apache-tomcat-8.0.24/bin/

Configure server

In order to enable deployment to server it is required to create authorized user with manager-script role. Edit file conf/tomcat.users.xml and add:

  <role rolename="manager-script" />
  <user username="tomcat" password="tomcat123" roles="manager-script"/>

Use your own credentials!!!

Run server

  • To run server as separate process: catalina start
  • To terminate remote process: catalina stop
  • To run server process in current window: catalina run

Deploy project using Maven

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