Time for action – running the project

As we already configured the Tomcat web server in our STS, let's use Tomcat to deploy and run our project:

  1. Right-click on your project from Package Explorer and navigate to Run As | Run on Server.
  2. A server selection window will appear with all the available servers listed; just select the server that we have configured, Tomcat v7.0.
  3. At the bottom of the window, you can see a checkbox with the caption that says Always use this server when running this project; select this checkbox and enter the Finish button, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – running the project

    Configuring the default server for a Spring MVC project

  4. Now you will ...

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