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Jetty/Howto/Run Jetty



Standalone Startup

Using the Start.jar

The easiest way to start jetty, is to use the start.jar that comes with the distribution.

 [jetty-distribution-7.0.0.M3]$ java -jar start.jar

Command Line Options

 $ java -jar start.jar --help
 Usage: java -jar start.jar [--help|--stop|--version] [OPTIONS=option,...] [name=value ...] [config ...]

Command Line Option Help

--help > Help / Usage Information

--stop > Stop the actively running Jetty Server (started with a previous use of start.jar)

--version > Show the version information about Jetty

OPTIONS=option,.... > OPTIONS allows you to specify the jetty OPTIONS that you want to use when starting up Jetty. Example OPTIONS are plus, jndi, *, default, etc ...

Startup Modes

Alternative Startup Techniques

Embedded Startup

Jetty can be configured and started as an embedded Web App Server from within another Java program. See Embedded Jetty for more details.

Eclipse Startup

Eclipse can be started up from within Eclipse using a variety of techniques, see Use Jetty with Eclipse IDE for details.

JUnit Startup