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    Product
    HCL Launch
    Type
    plugin
    Compatibility
    Created by
    Website
    Published Date
    March 11th, 2021
    Last Updated
    April 14th, 2022

    Description

    Apache Tomcat is an open-source web server and servlet container that is developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from Oracle Corporation and provides a pure Java HTTP web server environment for Java code to run.

    Quick Info

    Product
    HCL Launch
    Type
    plugin
    Compatibility
    Created by
    Website
    Published Date
    March 11th, 2021
    Last Updated
    April 14th, 2022

    launch-tomcat-7.1107438.zip

    Uploaded: 25-May-2021 04:16

    launch-tomcat-7.1056532.zip

    Uploaded: 11-Mar-2021 05:29

    Summary

    The Apache Tomcat plugin includes steps to deploy web applications to the Apache Tomcat server and remove applications from the server. The plugin also includes steps to start and stop the Apache Tomcat server.

    Apache Tomcat is an open source web server and servlet container that the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) developed. Apache Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from Oracle Corporation, and provides a Java HTTP web server environment for Java code to run.

    This plugin includes one or more steps, click Steps for step details and properties.

    Compatibility

    This plug-in requires HCL Launch version 6.0 or later.

    This plug-in works with versions of Apache Tomcat 6.0 or later.

    This plug-in runs on all operating systems that HCL Launch supports.

    History

    The following table describes the changes made in each plugin version.

    Plugin history details
    Version Description
    7.1056532 Minor enhancements

    Usage

    If you have multiple Tomcat instances, you can specify the instance to use in the Start Tomcat step. The step includes properties for specifying the CATALINA_BASE and CATALINA_HOME variables.

    For Tomcat 7 and later, ${p:tomcat.manager.url} needs to contain /text at the end, such as ManagerURL : https://localhost:8080/manager/text. The manager user must also be added to the role manager-script in order to run ant tasks without CSRF denial (403 Errors).

    Step palette

    To access this plug-in in the palette, click Application Server > Java > Tomcat.

    Steps

    The following process steps are available in the Apache Tomcat plugin.

    Check Application Status

    Check the status of a deployed application against an expected status.

    Input properties for the Check Application Status step
    Name Type Description Required
    Expected Status Enumeration The expected status of the application. If the application does not have this status, this step will fail. Yes
    Tomcat Application String The path of the application to check the status of. This is case-sensitive. For example: /docs Yes
    Tomcat Manager Password Password The password to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager URL String The URL of the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager User Name String The user name to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes

    Deploy Application

    Deploy a web application to Tomcat.

    Input properties for the Deploy Application step
    Name Type Description Required
    Context Name String The context that is being deployed. Yes
    Context XML path String The path of the context configuration file for this application, if any. No
    Tomcat Manager Password Password The password to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager URL String The URL of the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager User Name String The user name to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    War File Path String The path to the WAR file to be deployed. Yes

    Start Application

    Start a web application that is deployed on Tomcat.

    Input properties for the Start Application step
    Name Type Description Required
    Context Name String The context that is being deployed. Yes
    Tomcat Manager Password Password The password to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager URL String The URL of the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager User Name String The user name to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes

    Start Tomcat

    Start Tomcat on the agent machine.

    Input properties for the Start Tomcat step
    Name Type Description Required
    Catalina Base String The path name of the Tomcat instance to be used. Provide a value if you want to overwrite the CATALINA_BASE environment variable or no value is available. No
    Catalina Home String The path name to the Tomcat installation directory. Provide a value if you want to overwrite the CATALINA_HOME environment variable or no value is available. No
    Hostname String The host server that the specified Tomcat instance is listening on. If the instance is not listening on localhost, provide the hostname where the host server can be reached when it is running. Use this property only if you are waiting for Tomcat to complete the boot sequence. The default value of localhost is used if no value is specified. No
    Java Home String The location of the Java installation. Provide a value if you want to overwrite the JAVA_HOME environment variable or no value is available. No
    Launcher String The location of the Tomcat startup script, for example, /opt/tomcat/bin/startup.sh. Yes
    Options String A new line separated list of additional options to pass to the startup script. No
    Port String The port that the step uses to detect when the Tomcat instance is running. You can specify any of the connector ports that your instance is configured with. No
    Startup timeout (in seconds) String The value that the step uses to wait for the Tomcat instance to complete the boot process before continuing. You must provide a port value, which is used to detect when the boot process is complete. No

    Stop Application

    Stop a deployed web application on Tomcat.

    Input properties for the Stop Application step
    Name Type Description Required
    Context Name String The context that is being stopped. Yes
    Tomcat Manager Password Password The password to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager URL String The URL of the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager User Name String The user name to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes

    Stop Tomcat

    Stop Tomcat on the agent computer.

    Input properties for the Stop Tomcat step
    Name Type Description Required
    Catalina Base String Provide a value if you want to overwrite the CATALINA_BASE environment variable or if one is not available. No
    Catalina Home String Provide a value if you want to overwrite the CATALINA_HOME environment variable or if one is not available. No
    Hostname String If your Tomcat instance is not listening on localhost then provide the hostname where it can be reached when its running. Use this property only if you are waiting for Tomcat to complete the shutdown sequence. The default value of localhost is used if no value is specified. No
    Java Home String Provide a value if you want to overwrite the JAVA_HOME environment variable or if one is not available. No
    Launcher String The location of the shutdown executable file, for example, /opt/tomcat/bin/shutdown.sh. Yes
    Options String A new line separated list of command line options to pass to the launcher. No
    Port String Enter a port for the step to use to detect when the Tomcat instance is stopped. You can specify any of the connector ports that your instance is configured with. No
    Shutdown timeout (in seconds) String Enter a value to have the step to wait for the Tomcat instance to complete the shutdown sequence before continuing. You have to provide a port value lower than the port value used to detect when the shutdown process is complete. No

    Undeploy Application

    Undeploy a web application on Tomcat.

    Input properties for the Undeploy Application step
    Name Type Description Required
    Context Name String The context that is being deployed. Yes
    Tomcat Manager Password Password The password to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager URL String The URL of the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes
    Tomcat Manager User Name String The user name to use to log in to the Tomcat Manager interface. Yes