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Installing Java/Tomcat application via Economichosting Plesk panel

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Dear Customers,
As you know we provide Java web application support in our Windows hosting plans.
Many customers asked how to deploy a Tomcat web application war file.
For convenience of all such users, we are providing step by step guide to deploying Java applications in latest version of Plesk panel which is available with us.

Installing Java Web Applications

You can install Java Web application packages in the Web archive format (WAR).

To install a Java Web application:

  1. Go to Plesk Home > Applications and services > Web applications > Java Applications .
  1. Click Install New Application.
  2. Specify the path to an application package you wish to install (this can be an application package in WAR format saved on your computer’s hard drive), or click Browse to navigate to it, then click OK.

Now the application is installed and the respective entry is added to the list of installed Java applications (Plesk Home > Applications and services > Web applications > Java Applications).

To access the web interface of a Java Web application, do any of the following:

  • Go to Plesk Home > Applications and services > Web applications > Java Applications, and click a respective hyperlink in the Path column.
  • Type the URL in your browser. For example: http://your-domain.com/storefront/.

To stop, start or restart a Java Web application:

  1. Go to Plesk Home > Applications and services > Web applications > Java Applications. A list of installed applications will open.
  2. Locate an application on the list, and use the icons in the right part of the list to perform the required operations:
  • To start an application, click the icon 62137.
  • To stop an application, click the icon 62139.
  • To restart an application, click the icon 62138 .

To uninstall a Java Web application:

  1. Go to Plesk Home > Applications and services > Web applications > Java Applications.
  2. Select a check box corresponding to the application that you no longer need. Click Remove, confirm the removal and click OK.

The application will be uninstalled and its databases removed from the server.

Written by economichosting.net

September 18th, 2011 at 12:36 pm