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Why Tomcat doesn't appear to deploy webapp module?

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I'm trying to set up an existing Spring webapp that ran on a different container before (weblogic), to run on Tomcat. Working on it in Eclipse, I've gotten all of the compile errors out, and I was able to add the webapp to my Tomcat server instance in the "Servers" view. I started the server instance, and I didn't see any errors in the console log, but I also didn't see lines that looked like it was deploying my web module.

As expected, trying to access (and also trying various "index.html" variations) just gets a 404. It just seems like Tomcat is silently ignoring my webapp.

What information can I get to determine why this might be happening?

posted Apr 18, 2017 by anonymous

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