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Create a Tomcat Server in the Cloud
After successfully signing into the Azure portal and having access to your Free Tier program, it is time to create the Tomcat Server.
1. Kick-off the deployment
By using the automated “Deploy to Azure” templates, it is very easy to create the server without having to deep-dive into all the details of a Azure App Service. Simply click on the button below and the deployment starts.
2. Follow the simple 1-2-3 Step Wizard
After you clicked on the “Deploy to Azure” button, a new browser tab opens, asking you for a view mandatory information. Let’s have a look.
2.1 Deploy to Azure
Dependent on your account, some of the fields may vary. Let’s have a look:
- Directory Field (optional)
- This field describes the deployment path for your server. No changes are needed in most use cases
- Resource Group (optional)
- This fields describes whether you want to create a new Resource Group. In most cases, you don’t need to change the value.
- Site Name (Mandatory)
- This fields describes the final URL of the web server, in this case https://Tomcate7c4.azurewebsite.net. The name is auto-generated and checked for availability. You are free to change it to a more human readable name but it must be a unique name.
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