How to Configure

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Oct 31, 2013 (3 years and 1 month ago)

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How to Configure
Tomcat with Intellij

By: Navjot S.Sandhu

SW410

Enterprise Java

Prof. Lyon

Download Tomcat


Download Application server
from
www.apache.org


Make sure to set the
appropriate Java Virtual
Machine

Create a New Project in
IntelliJ



Click File, then New Project


Create from Scratch


Click Next, give the Project a
Name, and keep Clicking Next
until the
Desired Technologies

window is in front of you


Click Web
-
Application, then
Finish


Configure an Application
Server in IntelliJ


Click File, then Settings


Click on Application Servers and Hit
the + to add a new Tomcat Server


Set the Home Directory of the
application server you have just
installed(ex: c:/Program Files/Apache
Software Foundation/<Version>/ and
then Click ok


Create New Class
File(servlet)

Configure Application
Server


Click on the run button, and
then then Edit Defaults


Click on the + in the top left
hand corner and add a Tomcat
Server, then Local configuration


Select the Tomcat in the
pulldown menu next to
Application Server

Configure App
Server(cont.)

Configuration(cont.)


Click on Deployment,
WebFacets, and then the
Web(inservlet) node and make
sure the Deploy Web Facet radio
button is checked


Click on Configure and make
sure the Web Deployment is
configured correctly

Configuration(cont.)

Configuration(cont.)


Configure XML FIle


Configure the web.xml file in
the WEB
-
INF directory with the
servlet class file name and
directory, in this case we are
going to place the class file in
the root classes directory


Xml File(cont.)


We have to add one of these for
every class file

The Servlet Class


Make sure to import the right
classes and set the HTML
output

Compile and Run


Make sure to add the name of the
Servlet, after
Http://localhost:8080/servlet1

in the
startup page parameter of the run
screen


Now we have an application server
built into our development
environement


COOL!!!