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Integrating and Extending BIRT by Iana Chatalbasheva, Jane Tatchell, Tom Bondur, Don French, Jason Weathersby

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Chapter 5. Deploying a BIRT Report to an Application Server

One way to view a BIRT report on the web is to deploy the BIRT report viewer to an application server, such as Apache Tomcat, IBM WebSphere, JBOSS, or BEA WebLogic.

You deploy the BIRT report viewer by copying files from the BIRT Report Engine, which you must install separately from the BIRT Report Designer. The BIRT Report Engine includes the BIRT report viewer as a web archive (.war) file and as a set of files and folders.

This chapter provides information about deploying the BIRT report viewer using either of these sources.

About application servers

The instructions in this chapter specifically address deploying a BIRT report to Apache Tomcat version 5.5.7. While the information in this ...

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