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Installing Tomee Web Server through Docker File For Windows Container
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Installing Tomee Web Server through Docker File For Windows Container

Installing Tomee Web Server through Docker File For Windows Container

In this blog, we will show you installing tomee web server through docker file for Windows container

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Windows container host with Docker service installed.
  • Base windows server core image.
  • JAVA & TOMEE Installation files.

 

DOWNLOAD JRE SETUP FILE

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  • Click on Agree and Start Free Download to download the file.

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DOWNLOAD JDK SETUP FILE

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  • Click on the jdk8u131_windows-x64.exe link to download the JDK file.

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DOWNLOAD TOMEE

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  • Extract the downloaded zip to a folder named tomee

 

PREPARING THE ENVIRONMENT FOR BUILDING TOMEE CONTAINER IMAGE

  • Create a new folder named tomee under c:\ drive using below command.

New-Item -Type Directory -Name tomee -Path c:\

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  • Now create a new folder named setup under c:\tomee folder.

New-Item -Type Directory -Name setup -Path C:\tomee\

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  • Create a new file name as dockerfile under c:\tomee folder.

New-Item -Type File -Name dockerfile -Path C:\tomee\

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  • Open the file dockerfile in notepad and paste the below content.

# THIS DOCKER FILE WAS DEVELOPED BY ASSISTANZ NETWORKS

# SPECIFY THE CONTAINER IMAGE
FROM microsoft/windowsservercore

# COPY THE TOMEE INSTALLATION FILES INTO THE CONTAINER
ADD ./setup c:/source

RUN powershell.exe -command \

# INSTALLING JAVA JRE
./source/jre.cmd; \

# INSTALLING JAVA JDK
./source/jdk.cmd; \

# COPYING TOMEE SETUP FILES TO C Drive
Copy-Item c:/source/tomee -Destination c:/tomee -Recurse; \

# SETTING UP ENVIRONMENT PATH VARIABLES FOR JRE & JDK FOLDERS
./source/Environmentvariable.ps1; \

# Installing Tomee service
cmd.exe /c c:/source/tomeeservice.bat; \

# SET TOMEE SERVICE TO RUN UNDER LOCAL SYSTEM ACCOUNT
sc.exe config tomee obj=LocalSystem start=auto; \

# REMOVE TOMEE SETUP FILES FROM SOURCE DIRECTORY
cmd.exe /c rd /S /Q c:\source

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  • Copy the downloaded JDK, JRE & TOMEE setup files in C:\tomee\setup folder.

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  • Create a new file named jre.cfg in C:\tomee\setup folder.

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  • Add the below content in jre.cfg file and save it.

INSTALL_SILENT=Enable
SPONSORS=Disable
NOSTARTMENU=Enable
REBOOT=Disable
EULA=Disable
AUTO_UPDATE=Disable
STATIC=Enable

 

  • Create a new file named jre.cmd and add the below content and save it.

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pushd %~dp0
start /wait jre-8u131-windows-x64.exe INSTALLCFG=%~dp0jre.cfg

 

  • Create a new file named jdk.cmd and add the below content and save it.

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pushd %~dp0
start /wait jdk-8u131-windows-x64.exe INSTALLCFG=%~dp0jre.cfg

 

  • Create a new file named Environmentvariable.ps1 and add the below content and save it.

[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable(“JRE_HOME”,”C:/Program Files/Java/jre1.8.0_131″)
[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable(“JAVA_HOME”,”C:/Program Files/Java/jdk1.8.0_131″)

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  • Create a new file named tomeeservice.bat and paste the below content and save it.

cd\
cd .\tomee\bin\
.\service.bat install

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  • We have completed the preparation part for tomee image deployment.

 

BUILDING THE IMAGE

  • Go to PowerShell window and execute the below command.

docker build -t tomee c:\tomee

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  • It will take several minutes to complete the build process.

 

  • The build completed successfully.

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VERIFYING THE IMAGE

  • Launch a new container using the below command.

docker run -it tomee powershell

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  • Once the container is up and running, verify the tomee service status.

Get-Service tomee

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  • Type ipconfig to find the container IP address.

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  • Browse the container IP (172.28.239.183) with default port number 8080 from the container host.

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  • You can download the script files from the GitHub URL.

https://github.com/assistanz247/Tomee

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  • You can download the pre-built tomee image from the Docker hub URL.

https://hub.docker.com/r/assistanz247/tomee-windows/

 

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Thanks for reading this blog. We hope it was useful for you to learn how to build tomee web server container image using docker file.

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