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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.

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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:

  1. Directory Field (optional)
    • This field describes the deployment path for your server. No changes are needed in most use cases
  2. 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.
  3. Site Name (Mandatory)
    • This fields describes the final URL of the web server, in this case 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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