This chapter is not necessary if any of the following apply:
This chapter is needed if a web or application server is not configured or if you need to troubleshoot the configuration. Developer Studio requires a web and/or application server to perform stand-alone, Project-based development and to process reports locally. Configuration steps vary depending on which web and/or application servers you use:
Tomcat can be used as both the web server and application server. If you choose this option, be aware that the default HTTP port for Tomcat is 8080 rather than 80. Therefore, when calling web server pages in a browser, you must use:
Manual configuration is described in Configuring Apache Tomcat.
Tomcat can be used as the application server while Microsoft IIS can be used as the web server. This requires two servers and the configuration of their communications.
Manual configuration is described in Configuring Apache Tomcat, Configuring Microsoft IIS, and Configuring Microsoft IIS to Use the Tomcat Connector (Plug-in).
Other web and/or application servers, such as IBM WebSphere®, can be manually configured, as explained in Configuring Additional Web and/or Application Servers.
For convenience, the term application server is used to refer to either a servlet container, J2EE Engine, or application server.