Create .WAR file in Command Prompt

August 27, 2012 — 5 Comments

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

Prerequisites

  • J2SE installed, with jar in your environment path.
    1. Open the command prompt and cd to your directory that you want to archive.
      <tomcat_home>\webapps\michael
    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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My name is Michael Le, and I am a web developer.

5 responses to Create .WAR file in Command Prompt

  1. man i did this and my tomcat stopped working
    GR*!!

  2. try this…
    jar -cvf “michael.war” *

  3. I want only foldfers content not folder name in my war file

  4. what is the meaning cvf

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