By default when you download Eclipse IDE, it doesn’t come with Tomcat install with it. In this tutorial we will go over all detailed steps to configure Apache Tomcat successfully in Eclipse environment.
Have any of below questions? Then you are at right place.
- Configuration of the Eclipse Workspace and Apache Tomcat
- How can I add Tomcat server to eclipse?
- Installing Apache Tomcat Server – Eclipse
- Tutorial: Configuring and Using Apache Tomcat 9 with Eclipse
- Apache Tomcat Eclipse Integration Guide & Plugin
- how to add apache tomcat server in eclipse Photon?
Download Apache Tomcat from this link. I’m using version
Same tutorial works with
Tomcat 10.0too 🙂 .
Extract it to
- Open Eclipse Environment
- Click on
- Click on No servers are available.
Click this link to create a new server...
Tomcat v9.0 Serverand Next
Apache installation Directory and click
You should see
Tomcat v9.0 Server at localhost [Stopped, Republish] under
Servers tab. Double click on it verify HTTP ports information.
By default HTTP port is 8080.
Now right click on Server and click
Aug 04, 2018 11:12:57 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.VersionLoggerListener log INFO: Server version: Apache Tomcat/9.0.10 INFO: OS Name: Mac OS X INFO: OS Version: 10.13.6 INFO: Architecture: x86_64 INFO: Java Home: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk-10.0.2.jdk/Contents/Home INFO: JVM Version: 10.0.2+13 INFO: JVM Vendor: "Oracle Corporation" INFO: CATALINA_BASE: /Users/appshah/Documents/jee-photon/workspace/c/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0 INFO: CATALINA_HOME: /Users/appshah/Documents/jee-photon/apache-tomcat-9.0.10 INFO: Command line argument: -Dcatalina.base=/Users/appshah/Documents/jee-photon/workspace/c/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0 INFO: Command line argument: -Dcatalina.home=/Users/appshah/Documents/jee-photon/apache-tomcat-9.0.10 INFO: Command line argument: -Dwtp.deploy=/Users/appshah/Documents/jee-photon/workspace/c/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps INFO: Command line argument: -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal performance in production environments was not found on the java.library.path: [/Users/appshah/Library/Java/Extensions:/Library/Java/Extensions:/Network/Library/Java/Extensions:/System/Library/Java/Extensions:/usr/lib/java:.] INFO: Initializing ProtocolHandler ["http-nio-8080"] INFO: Using a shared selector for servlet write/read INFO: Initializing ProtocolHandler ["ajp-nio-8009"] INFO: Using a shared selector for servlet write/read INFO: Initialization processed in 1946 ms INFO: Starting service [Catalina] INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/9.0.10 INFO: At least one JAR was scanned for TLDs yet contained no TLDs. Enable debug logging for this logger for a complete list of JARs that were scanned but no TLDs were found in them. Skipping unneeded JARs during scanning can improve startup time and JSP compilation time. WARNING: Creation of SecureRandom instance for session ID generation using [SHA1PRNG] took  milliseconds. INFO: Starting ProtocolHandler ["http-nio-8080"] INFO: Starting ProtocolHandler ["ajp-nio-8009"] INFO: Server startup in 1655 ms
It should be up and running on port 8080 and you could visit default page using URL:
404 - Page not found error? Try following tutorial.