How to Download and Install Jetty.
Jetty Quick Start
Jetty is a full-featured, standards based, embeddable, asynchronous, enterprise scalable Java components. This tutorial provides a quick instructions for downloading, installing, and running the binary version of Jetty 6.
Jetty Available Distribution is from Codehaus and Eclipse, currently the latest Jetty version is 6.1.25. You can download it from either one of the following links:
In this Downloading and Installing Jetty tutorial, the compressed file we downloaded is Platform-independent, so Windows and Linux both can use it.
Unpack Jetty file(jetty-6.1.25.zip)
You should get the following file structure:
- JETTY DIRECTORY LAYOUT
- bin utility scripts and executables
- contexts Deployment directory for context descriptors
- contrib Source modules for optional jetty packages in the jetty-contrib repository, which has a larger more open group of committers
- etc Configuration files
- examples Example projects
- extras Source modules for optional jetty packages in the main jetty repository.
- javadoc Generated javadoc
- lib Generated libraries
- LICENSES License
- logs Request log and server log files
- modules Source modules for core jetty packages
- patches Optional patches for source modules
- pom.xml Build configuration for maven
- project-website Project Website
- README.txt This file
- resources Directory for resources to include on classpath
- start.jar Start jar for jetty
- VERSION.txt Version history
- webapps Deployment directory for standard webapps
Locate to directory bin, double-click Jetty-Service.exe to startup Jetty (if you use older version, please use command
java -jar start.jarto install and startup Jetty).
In the browser, enter the URL
http://localhost:8080/ to check whether we have installed Jetty successfully.