How to publish a Java Web application to the internet with free hosting

minceillusionInternet and Web Development

Jul 30, 2012 (5 years and 11 months ago)



How to publish a Java Web application to the internet:


Domain name: register a domain name which is used to access our application
by user
through internet. There are many organizations or websites which we can register one,
. It can be free to register or pay fee per month.



disk space where we put and deploy our application
. We should buy a hosting
which satisfy our need such as:

+ Bandwith, Storage

+ Support Java

(JDK 1.5, 1.6, …)

JSP, Servlet

+ Install Java Web Server such as Tomcat, Glassfish (recommend), Websphere, …

+ Install DBMS such as MySQL (recommend), SQL Server, …

+ Support FTP


Publish a Java Web Application:

Because I don’t have any hosting or domain name which we mu
st pay fee per month, I
registered a free hosting in

which provide us a free domain name
as well.

Here are steps to publish a Java Web Application
by using the above free hosting (
I think
that steps

are the same if we buy a hosting

+ The screen after logging on by free account looks like the below:

you can see that we
can choose the version of web server, JDK, MySQL.

+ Upload war file to the hosting:

in this example, I upload mysample.war to t
he hosting

+ Click on “RESTART” to restart server and get the upload effected

+ Access the Java Web Application: this is very simple Web App with “Hello World” on
the screen.

is the free domain name. If we register a domain name, it
will be that one