Minicking Eclipse Deploy with Intellij Idea 15.0.3


My employer uses Eclipse with Tomcat for development. I prefer using Intellij. The current Eclipse (luna) tomcat config has Tomcat running in the /opt/tomcat dir. The application is built using maven and the resulting WAR file is placed in the maven repository. The deployment is located in the eclipse .metadata folder (.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps/webapp/). How can I set this up in Idea. I've played with the Deploy features under settings but am not familiar with the overall concept about how it works/what it is doing.

To summarize.

The war file built by Maven is located at /mnt/DATA/Workspaces/bronze0/cp-bronze/webapp/target/webapp-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.war

The deployment target is /mnt/DATA/Workspaces/bronze1/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps

The conf file for Tomcat is located at /mnt/DATA/Workspaces/bronze1/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/conf


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Please close this issue. I apparently configured something wrong or messed up the configuration while coding.


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