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Welcome to the Jetty Documentation Wiki. Jetty is an open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container. This Jetty Wiki provides information about getting started with Jetty, basic configuration, specific features, optimization, security, JavaEE, monitoring, FAQs, help with troubleshooting, and more. It includes tutorials, howtos, videos, feature descriptions, and reference materials.

Jetty Documentation

Getting Started: Download, Install, Configure, Run

Getting Started with Jetty (video)

Download and Install Jetty

How to Install a Jetty Bundle

How to Configure JettyMaster Doc

How to Run Jetty

How to Run Jetty with JConsole

Jetty HelloWorld Tutorial

Jetty and Maven HelloWorld Tutorial

Getting Starting with Jetty (6) (on

Jetty Start.jar

Configuring Jetty

How to Set the Context Path

How to Know Which JARS to USE

How to Configure JNDI

How to Configure a JNDI Datasource

How to Configure JSP

How to Configure SSL

How to Access Port 80 as a non-Root User

How to Configure Connectors

How to Configure Virtual Hosts

How to Configure Session IDs

How to Configure Persisting Sessions

How to Redirect or Move a Context

How to Have a Web App Respond on a Specific Port

How to Configure Form Size

Configuring JMX

Embedding Jetty

Embedding Jetty Tutorial

Jetty Embedded HelloWorld Tutorial

Embedding Jetty (video)

Optimizing Jetty

How to Configure Garbage Collection

How to Configure for High Load

Deploying Applications within Jetty

Deployment Manager

Deployment Bindings

Hot Deployment

Context Provider

How to Deploy Web Applications

WebApp Provider

How to Deploy Third Party Products

Expanded Webapp Deploy

Developing with Jetty

How to Develop with Jetty

How to Write Jetty Handlers

Build/IDE Integration

How to Use Jetty with Maven

How to use Jetty with Ant

More Maven and Ant Support

Jetty Maven Plugin

Jetty Jspc Maven Plugin

Maven Web App Project Archetypes

Ant Jetty Plugin

Using IDEs

Using Jetty with Eclipse

Using Jetty with IntelliJ

Working with Eclipse

Developing Jetty in Eclipse

Using the Jetty WTP Plugin

Installing the Jetty WTP Plugin

Using the WTP Plugin with an External WebApp

Modifying the Context Path with the WTP Plugin

JettyOSGi SDK for Eclipse-PDE

EclipseRT Jetty StarterKit SDK

Configuring Ajax, Comet and Asynchronous Servlets

Continuations and Asynchronous Servlets

100 Continue and 102 Processing

WebSocket Servlet

Using WebSockets

Using the WebSocket Wizard

Asynchronous REST

Stress Testing CometD

Using Servlets and Filters

Servlets Bundled with Jetty

Quality of Service Filter

Cross Origin Filter

Security Topics

Security Realms

Configuring Security Realms Tutorial

Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)

Configuring JAAS Tutorial


Secure Mode

Securing Passwords in Files or Code Tutorial

How to enable and Disable SSL Cipher Suites in Jetty

How to Secure Stored Passwords in Jetty

How to Secure Termination of Jetty

How to Configure Spnego

General Reference

Jetty Architecture

Jetty Classloading

Jetty JARS and Dependencies

Start Options

Temporary Directories

Jetty and JEE6 Web Profile

Configuration Reference

jetty.xml Syntax–Jetty IOC Configuration

jetty.xml Usage–Using and Combining Jetty Configurations

Configuration Files

jetty.xml–Server configuration

jetty-web.xml–Web App configuration

jetty-env.xml–JNDI configuration

webdefault.xml–Pre-web.xml configuration

override-web.xml–Post-web.xml configuration

Javadoc and Source

Jetty 7 Latest JavaDoc

Jetty 7 Latest Source XRef

Index of Generated Release Documents–API and XRef documentation for previous releases.


Asynchronous HTTP Client Tutorial


How to Configure Request Logs

How to Configure Custom Error Pages

Configuring Jetty Statistics

Configuring Jetty Statistics Tutorial

Configuring Jetty Request Log Tutorial



How to Use the Jetty Dump Feature

Dealing with Locked Windows Files

Webtide Blog–Jetty developers responding to user dilemmas and announcing new features

Upgrading Jetty

Porting to Jetty 6 from earlier versions of Jetty

Porting to Jetty 7

Porting to Jetty 7/Packages and Classes

Porting to Jetty 8

Porting from Tomcat

Jetty Version Comparison Table

Application Server Integrations

Apache Geronimo JEE

Using Jetty with Apache httpd Tutorial

How to use Jetty with Apache, AJP, mod_jk, mod_proxy_balancer

Configuring Apache mod_proxy with Jetty

Using Jetty with AJP13

Configuring Jetty in JBoss

Remote Glassfish EJBs from Jetty

Jetty and Spring EJB3 (Pitchfork)

JBoss EJB3

ObjectWeb EasyBeans (aka JOnAS EJB3Container)

Clustering Technologies

JBoss Infinispan (from Redhat)




Session Clustering Using a Database Tutorial

Session Clustering with Terracota Tutorial

Features Reference

SSL Connectors Reference

QoSFilter Reference

DoSFilter Reference

IoC and DI Frameworks


How to Configure Jetty with Spring

How to Configure Jetty with XBean


Jetty on OSGi, RFC66

Jetty OSGi Powered Products

OSGi Tips

Jetty as the HTTP Service in Equinox

Jetty as the HTTP Service in Felix

Jetty as the HTTP Srevice in PAX

ProSyst mBedded Server Equinox Edition

Jetty in Spring Dynamic Modules

Jetty in JOnAS5

Web Frameworks



JSF Reference Implementation

Jakarta Slide





Atomikos Transaction Manager

Java Open Transaction Manager (JOTM)

Bitronix Transaction Manager


Binding JAX-WS 2.x Endpoints to Jetty Contexts

Java Management Extensions (JMX)

Configuring JMX integration Tutorial

JVM NIO Bug handling

Rewrite Module


Contributing to Jetty

Contributing to JettyMaster Doc

Jetty Coding Standards

Developing with Git

Building Jetty

Releasing Jetty

Contributing Patches

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