Eclipse Tomcat Launcher plugin helps you:

  • Starting and stopping Tomcat 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
  • Registering Tomcat process to Eclipse debugger
  • Creating a WAR project (wizard can update server.xml file)
  • Adding Java Projects to Tomcat classpath
  • Setting Tomcat JVM parameters, classpath and bootclasspath
  • Exporting a Tomcat project to a WAR File

You can download the plugin from the author’s website, extract and copy the folder into Eclipse plugin folder, restart your eclipse, then you can use it now.

Configure Tomcat Launcher Plugin

General configurationtomcat-eclipse-configuration

Performance Configuration: Deployment memory to increase

tomcat-eclipse-configuration-permformance

Value to copy:

-XX:PermSize=512m -XX:MaxPermSize=512m -XX:+CMSClassUnloadingEnabled -XX:+CMSPermGenSweepingEnabled