Assumption: First install the tomcat directly using apt-get install tomcat7 or download binary distribution from tomcat website.


1. Go to window>preferences

2. search for server

3. select Runtime and click on add

4. Add the tomcat7 path, which is located at /usr/share/tomcat7

5. apply…and that’s it.


1. from menu window>show view>other.. and search for server

2. right click the server tab and add new server

3. define new server and add server runtime envrioment which is /usr/share/tomcat7

4. click on finish.