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Stand alone Java Process as a web server server

Krishna D. Bhat

Joined: Feb 25, 2007
Posts: 10
I have a requirement to Deploying Web service on runtime i.e. starting web service container in Java Program.

I saw in http://today.java.net/pub/a/today/2007/07/03/jax-ws-web-services-without-ee-containers.html as to how Web service can be deployed in Java program in J2SE 6.0.

But I want to implement same in J2SE 5.0.

Can you please let me know the ways??


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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41155
You can embed a Tomcat instance in the application. See this article for how to do this. Since both Axis and JAX-WS are web applications they can be deployed in Tomcat.

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Peer Reynders

Joined: Aug 19, 2005
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Jetty is often used as a lighter-weight alternative to Tomcat.

Also Axis2 comes with org.apache.axis2.transport.http.SimpleHTTPServer. How do I Embed SimpleHTTPServer in My Application and Deploy a POJO?.
[ February 05, 2008: Message edited by: Peer Reynders ]
yuling chen

Joined: May 20, 2006
Posts: 2

I'm new to J2SE6 web services. Is the light weight HTTP Server that comes with J2SE6 equivalent to Jetty? Is there anyway to get HTTPSession information from this light weight HTTP Server?


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