Create war file in command prompt
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Create war file in command prompt

How to create a war file in the command prompt.
You can follow the directions below for Windows command prompt or for the Mac OSX terminal.

To compress a “michael” Java web application into a web archive file named michael.war. Follow these steps.


  • J2SE installed, with jar in your environment path.
    1. Open the command prompt and cd to your directory that you want to archive.
    2. Use the Java Archive Command “jar” to bundle up the application
    3. jar -cvf michael.war *
    4. After finishing, you will see a michael.war file in that directory.

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