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Spring Boot Maven plugin - How to deploy WAR to an external tomcat's webapp folder?

 Introduction Spring Boot Maven plugin by default generates the WAR file inside the target folder. In this post, I will explain how to copy the generated war file to an external Tomcat's webapps folder using Spring Boot Maven plugin. In my earliest post , you can learn how to package a Spring Boot application as WAR.  Solution Step 1  Follow this link to specify the packaging as WAR in pom.xml and also to configure the  SpringBootServletInitializer class Step 2 (optional) Specify a cleaner name for WAR using the finalName tag in pom.xml  <finalName>auth</finalName> Step 3 Specify the outputDirectory directory      <build> <finalname>auth</finalname> <plugins> <plugin>           <groupid>org.springframework.boot</groupid> <artifactid>spring-boot-maven-plugin</artifactid> <configuration>           <outputdirectory>D:/Development Utils/apache-tomcat-9.0.30/webapps</outputdirectory>