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This is the tomcat module, it allows you to create instances of tomcat and deploy tomcat applications

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Version information

  • 1.0.1 (latest)
  • 1.0.0
released Sep 29th 2015
This version is compatible with:

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  • Bolt
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mod 'ceh-tomcat', '1.0.1'
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bolt module add ceh-tomcat
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ceh-tomcat --version 1.0.1

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ceh/tomcat — version 1.0.1 Sep 29th 2015

Tomcat

Overview

This is the tomcat module, it allows you to create instances of tomcat and deploy tomcat applications

Module Description

With this module you can create instances of tomcat on debian. These instances can either be standalone or fronted by apache using the ajp connector.

You can also deploy applications which are hosted either on the puppet file system or from a nexus instance

Setup

What Tomcat affects

  • Installs the tomcat package
  • Install the tomcat-user package

Usage

To create an insance of tomcat

tomcat::instance {'myTomcat':
    http_port   => 80,
}

And then deploy a maven artifact to that instance from nexus

tomcat::deployment {'Deploy my web app':
    tomcat      => 'myTomcat',
    group       => 'my.new.project',
    artifact    => 'project-webapp',
}

or from a war file

tomcat::deployment {'A different application':
    tomcat      => 'myTomcat',
    war         => 'puppet:///webapps/dummy.war',
    application => 'secondApp'
}

You can also provide a tomcat base with additional jar files

tomcat::instance::provide { 'Provide myTomcat with jar from nexus' :
    tomcat   => 'myTomcat',
    group    => 'my.custom.jar',
    artifact => 'provided-to-tomcat',
}

Limitations

This module has been tested on Ubuntu 12.04 lts and Ubuntu 14.04 lts

Contributors

Christopher Johnson - cjohn@ceh.ac.uk