Tomcat plugin

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Apache Tomcat, also referred to as Jakarta Tomcat or Tomcat, is an open source servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from the Oracle Corporation. It also provides a pure Java HTTP web server environment for Java code to run. For more information about Apache Tomcat, refer to the Apache Tomcat site.

The Tomcat plugin allows you to interact with the Tomcat server and perform tasks such as:

  • Server administration: Start or shutdown a server

  • Application deployment: Deploy or undeploy applications

  • Resource management: Add or remove JMS resources or datasources

Tomcat operations mode

The Tomcat plugin supports two different approaches for interacting with Tomcat for application deployment and management:

Supported Versions

All procedures have been tested with the following versions of Tomcat:

  • 8.5.81

  • 9.0.65


This plugin uses an updated version of Perl, cb-perl shell (Perl v5.32), and requires CloudBees CD/RO agents version 10.3+ to work.