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How to deploy war file automatically in tomcat server

 
sumanta panda
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Dear All,

I am able to write ant script(build.xml) for creating war file. Same war file if I deploy manually in the tomcat server it is working.

But my doubt is how to write the script which is automatically deploy in tomcat server after creating war file.

It would be grateful if you have provide me any suggestion/advice for the needful

Thanks and Regards,
Sumanta Panda
 
Gautam Velpula
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<target name="deploywar" depends="build" description="Deploy application as a WAR file">
<war destfile="${name}.war"
webxml="${web.dir}/WEB-INF/web.xml">
<fileset dir="${web.dir}">
<include name="**/*.*"/>
</fileset>
</war>
<copy todir="${deploy.path}" preservelastmodified="true">
<fileset dir=".">
<include name="*.war"/>
</fileset>
</copy>
</target>


add a target like this.
Hope this answers your question
 
sumanta panda
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Dear Gautam,

Thanks for your suggestion.

That means in the "{deploy.path}" i have to mention my tomcat path "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.5\webapps"

Please confirm.

Thanks for your time.

Regards,
Sumanta


 
Gautam Velpula
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yes. That is correct
 
Misha Ver
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Sumanta, I would suggest to use the Tomcat Manager http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/manager-howto.html#Executing%20Manager%20Commands%20With%20Ant
 
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