Deployer Extensions with Eclipse - Step 6: Running the deployer from Eclipse

Now your project is ready to be tested. You will learn in this step how to run the deployer using your extension from Eclipse

Tutorial Steps

Running the deployer from Eclipse

  1. Stop your deployer if it's still running in your server

  2. Locate the cd_deployer.jar within the "Referenced Libraries" in your Java project 

  3. Expand the jar file and locate the "Deployer" class (com.tridion.deployer.Deployer)

  4. Right Click over it and click on "Run as ... >> Java Application"


  5. Your deployer is now running from eclipse


  6. You are ready to check your code. Drag & Drop the package (zip file) we saved in the very first step into your incoming folder


  7. Check out your logs. Your logs will be located in the location defined in your logback.xml file, you can now open the cd_deployer.XXXXXX.log and check your logging there


  8. Your wrote your first deployer extension using eclipse! It's time to debug your code.

Next Step: Debug your code from Eclipse

Move on to the next step of this tutorial: Debug your code from Eclipse

About the Author
Jaime Santos Alcon
Technical Consultant

Originally from Madrid, Jaime is working from SDL Tridion's office in New York, US. He started as a Java developer and moved into the Web Content Management space. Has been working with Tridion's CMS for the past 6 years.

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