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JAX-WS 2.0 Samples on Tomcat 5.5.x

Posted by arungupta on March 17, 2006 at 9:10 AM PST

Starting today's nightly, the JAX-WS samples can be easily run on Tomcat 5.5.x. This blog tells you how to install a JAX-WS
nightly build on Tomcat
container and run the samples using that.

Installing JAX-WS 2.0 on Tomcat

  1. Download JAXWS_SI.jar from the nightly
    and install it on your machine by giving the following command:

    java -jar JAXWS_SI.jar

    This will install JAX-WS binaries, samples, documentation and other files in
    jaxws-ri directory (JAXWS_HOME) in your current
  2. Download and save this
    (jaxwsontomcat.xml) in JAXWS_HOME directory.
  3. Please make sure CATALINA_HOME environment variable points to the
    directory where Tomcat is installed. Go to JAXWS_HOME directory and

    ant -f jaxwsontomcat.xml install

Running the Samples

To develop and deploy the samples on Tomcat, you need to give the following

ant server -Dtomcat=true

To develop and deploy the samples on Application server, you need to give the
following command:

ant server

If you are familiar with the samples framework, then this is the same command
as before. 

To invoke the deployed WAR file, follow the instructions from the
. All of your samples can now be deployed on Tomcat container, in addition to Sun's Application Server.

JAX-WS is available in Glassfish.

Hope you find this useful.


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