Installing and Configuring Tomcat Server in Eclipse

1- Introduction

This document is based on:
  • Eclipse 4.4 (LUNA) (work for 4.5 MARS)
  • Tomcat 8.x

History:
  • 30-09-2014: Document base on Tomcat 7.x
  • 18-11-2014: Update to Tomcat 8.x

2- Download Tomcat

Goto URL:
And download the file (zip) as shown below.
Unzip Tomcat to a specific folder on the hard drive, such as:
  • D:/DevPrograms

3- Declaring Tomcat with Eclipse

In Eclipse select Window/References
Create new Runtime Server
Select Tomcat 8
Declaring location of Tomcat
Click OK to finish.