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Preparing to Develop a Sample-Based Enterprise Service Portal


The following instructions describe how to set up a development environment that uses Eclipse and Tomcat on a Solaris platform. If you want to use Eclipse and Tomcat on a different operating system, see the following websites:

To get ready to develop a portal based on the sample Enterprise Service Portal:

  1. Download and install Eclipse from

  2. Download the Tomcat plug-in for Eclipse from

  3. Unzip the plug-in into the Eclipse installation directory.

  4. Download Tomcat from

  5. Install Tomcat:

  6. Start Eclipse.

  7. Configure the Tomcat plug-in.

    Select Window > Preferences > Tomcat, and configure the Tomcat version and the path where you installed Tomcat.