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The Eclipse Tomcat Plugin provides simple integration of a tomcat servlet container for the development of java web applications.
This project is the successor of the original Sysdeo Tomcat Plugin.
Bug reports should go to our project on SourceForge: https://sourceforge.net/p/tomcatplugin/tickets/new/
Feel free to join our IRC channel #tomcatplugin on Freenode. Please be patient when asking there, the devs might not be watching everyday. If in doubt, post a ticket.
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Submitted by Jérémy Fournier on Mon, 2017-09-04 09:27
Can't install this plugin, Eclipse says : "Handshake Fatal Error".
Submitted by Balaji SN on Tue, 2017-09-12 01:17
I too faced similar issue when dragging and dropping the plugin into eclipse.
The alternative worked for me was:
1. Go to the source forge site (click on "?')
2. Download the version of the tomcat plugin
3. Unzip the file, there should be folders features and plugins
4. Put the files of the folders into their respective folders in the eclipse root directory
5. Restart eclispe.
Submitted by Alexandr Terekhin on Thu, 2017-09-07 15:31
Hello Jérémy Fournier!
I had the same problem on Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) and java oracle version "1.8.0_144".
1) Download and unzip "Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files 8" (first link google in my case)
2) replace both files in the directory $JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/security
3) restart eclipse.
Submitted by JOE LI on Wed, 2017-07-12 03:57
Is it possible to launch the tomcat plugin using java code?
If yes, is there any documents that I can refer?
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Thu, 2017-07-13 16:39
There is no documentation on using the plugin in Java code, sorry.
Submitted by Meikel Bisping on Sat, 2016-12-31 07:38
I tried to install the plugin on Eclipse Neon (4.6.2). In eclipse.ini I specified vm Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_31-b13) (/home/superx/tools/jdk1.8.0_31/jre/bin/java).
When trying to install the plugin I get the error.
Unable to read repository at http tomcatplugin.sf.net/update/plugins/net.sf.eclipse.tomcat_9.1.2.jar.
sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
On the console I saw the following log
org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration: Initializing logback
openjdk version "1.8.0_111"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 3.2.0) (suse-3.1-x86_64)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.111-b14, mixed mode)
OpenJdk is needed by my Suse Leap 42.2 installation for LibreOffice, so I can't easily deinstall it.
What can I do?
Thanks for your help
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Wed, 2017-01-04 08:43
unfortunately this seems to be an issue with the mirror network provided by Sourceforge. Currently it does not seem to be fixed in the near future. Therefore I can only suggest you to try and try again until it has worked. I have seen people getting a successful installation after 20 or more tries. Sorry for inconvenience.
Submitted by Jacques Montes on Thu, 2017-02-02 05:31
I solved it by downloading the war, extractint it and installing form this local repository.
Submitted by Balaji SN on Fri, 2016-07-22 01:34
When a new project is created after the plugin is installed, the below error is popped up:
The selected wizard could not be started.
Plug-in "net.sf.eclipse.tomcat" was unable to instantiate class "net.sf.eclipse.tomcat.TomcatProjectCreationWizard".
Submitted by Rajesh Kalariya on Sun, 2016-07-17 00:52
I am getting below error while creating new Tomcat Project
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Wed, 2016-08-03 07:02
Please post a bug report on Sourceforge and include information from the .log file located in workspace/.metadata:https://sourceforge.net/p/tomcatplugin/tickets/new/
Submitted by Daniele T. on Mon, 2016-08-01 03:05
Same here. It can't create new project in Neon.
Submitted by Balaji SN on Thu, 2016-07-21 04:22
Same error is encountered when using Eclipse Neon with Tomcat Plugin while creating a New Tomcat Project
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Mon, 2016-08-15 03:07
The reported bug is fixed in version 9.1.0
Submitted by Balaji SN on Thu, 2016-07-21 03:02
Receiving the same error when creating a new Tomcat Project
Submitted by Markus Fuchs on Wed, 2016-07-13 10:03
whenever i try to add the plugin to eclipse (or try to access the page via browser), i get
"HTTP Server 'Bad Gateway' : http tomcatplugin.sf.net/update/content.xml
HttpComponents connection error response code 502."
In my Browser, i get "(104) Connection reset by peer" :(
Submitted by Hendrik Brummermann on Fri, 2016-07-22 07:59
The Update Site was down for about a day. The issue has been fixed and the servers are up again.
Submitted by Alberto Mising name on Tue, 2016-07-12 13:48
!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.p2.transport.ecf 2 0 2016-07-12 13:41:12.886
!MESSAGE Connection to http tomcatplugin.sf.net/update/p2.index failed on Connection reset. Retry attempt 0 started
java.net.SocketException: Connection reset
at java.net.SocketInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
at java.net.SocketInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
Submitted by Brian Wood on Fri, 2016-07-08 11:31
Error - had to modify the URL since they are disallowed in this forum
No repository found at http - colon slash slash tomcatplugin.sf.net/update.
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Mon, 2016-07-11 09:58
I just tried to reproduce the issue with fresh Eclipse Neon installation, which worked like a charm. I guess it was something like a temp hickup in the sourceforge system.
Submitted by Mohit Kumar on Sat, 2016-04-23 11:12
Just out of curiosity, I was wondering if I can run this plugin(startup & shutdown tomcat) from the terminal?
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Tue, 2016-04-26 04:51
No, noone has implemented a CLI to the tomcat plugin so far. I am not sure if there's a real need for it. If you like to investigate further on this you could post a ticket on sourceforge so we can discuss further there. You could also join us in our IRC channel on freenode: https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=tomcatplugin
Submitted by Hendrik Brummermann on Fri, 2016-04-08 04:27
Thank you for maintaining this easy to use Tomcat plugin. And especially thank you for adding to support for Tomcat 8.
Submitted by Babu R N on Wed, 2015-06-17 01:11
I have installed tomcat plugin in eclipse helios to create tomcat project.After creating project i am not able to see Advanced tab in tomcat.(project->properties).
can u help me...thanks in advance:)
Submitted by Markus Keunecke on Wed, 2015-08-26 08:28
please post a bug report at sourceforge via https://sourceforge.net/p/tomcatplugin/tickets/new/
Please include as much information as possible. This can include log files, contents of error view in eclipse.
Thank you. :)
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