J2EE - Tools

Java Conceptuel Diagram


The J2EE reference implementation provides:

for assembling, verifying, and deploying J2EE applications and managing your development and production environments.



The J2EE reference implementation provides an application deployment tool (deploytool) for assembling, verifying, and deploying J2EE applications.

There are two versions:

  • command line
  • and GUI.

The GUI tool includes wizards for:

  • Packaging, configuring, and deploying J2EE applications
  • Packaging and configuring enterprise beans
  • Packaging and configuring Web components
  • Packaging and configuring application clients
  • Packaging and configuring resource adaptors

In addition, configuration information can be set for each component and module type in the tabbed inspector panes.


The following scripts included with the J2EE reference implementation let you perform operations from the command line.

J2EE Scripts Description
j2ee Start and stop the J2EE server
cloudscape Start and stop the default database
j2eeadmin Add JDBC drivers, JMS destinations, and connection factories for various resources
keytool Create public and private keys and generate X509 self-signed certificate
realmtool Import certificate files, add J2EE users to and remove J2EE users from the authentication and authorization list for a J2EE application
packager Package J2EE application components into EAR, EJB JAR, application client JAR, and WAR files
verifier Verify that EAR, EJB JAR, application client JAR, and WAR files are well-formed and comply with the J2EE specification
runclient Run a J2EE application client
cleanup Remove all deployed applications from the J2EE server

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