How to fix: Apache Tomcat v7.0/v8.0 not showing in Eclipse Server Runtime Environments (Kepler/Luna Instructions)

Following are the steps to install Apache Tomcat and add it into Eclipse Kepler or Luna:

  1. In Eclipse Kepler, go to Help, select ‘Install New Software’
  2. Choose “Kepler-” site or add it in if it’s missing. If you’re using Luna, choose “Luna –” site or add it in if it’s missing
  3. Expand “Web, XML, and Java EE Development” section
  4. Check JST Server Adapters and JST Server Adapters Extensions
  5. Once installed, in Eclipse, go to Window / Preferences / Server / Runtime Environments
  6. 3-24-2014 10-22-14 AMPress Add button, select Apache / Apache Tomcat v7.0 or Apache Tomcat v8.∞
  7. 3-24-2014 10-26-35 AMPress Next, select location on the drive (i.e. c:\apachetomcat) for Tomcat installation directory. Make sure that the directory exist.
  8. Then press ‘Download and Install’ button, accept terms and point to your installation directory (i.e. c:\apachetomcat) and press OK button
  9. Apache TomCat v7.0 will install (you’ll see a progress in the status bar
  10. Press Finish.
  11. Apache Tomcat v7.0 or Tomcat v8.0 (depending on your selection)  will show in the list under Server Runtime Environments now.
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