Run a php app using tomcat?


Question

Is it possible to run a PHP app using tomcat?

Before you tell me to just use httpd, I already have a Java application running on my webserver at host/myapp. Now I want to install RoundCube at host/roundcube.

One is PHP and one is Java. I keep seeing offhand references saying this is possible but no real instructions. I do not want to put them on separate ports, I need the standard HTTP and HTTPS ports.

Does anyone have any resources for this?

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11/24/2016 2:12:48 PM

Yes it is Possible Will Den. we can run PHP code in tomcat server using it's own port number localhost:8080

here I'm writing some step which is so much useful for you.

How to install or run PHP on Tomcat 6 in windows

  1. download and unzip PHP 5 to a directory, c:\php-5.2.6-Win32 - php-5.2.9-2-Win32.zip Download

  2. download PECL 5.2.5 Win32 binaries - PECL 5.2.5 Win32 Download

  3. rename php.ini-dist to php.ini in c:\php-5.2.6-Win32

  4. Uncomment or add the line (remove semi-colon at the beginning) in php.ini: ;extension=php_java.dll

  5. copy php5servlet.dll from PECL 5.2.5 to c:\php-5.2.6-Win32

  6. copy php_java.dll from PECL 5.2.5 to c:\php-5.2.6-Win32\ext

  7. copy php_java.jar from PECL 5.2.5 to tomcat\lib

  8. create a directory named "php" (or what ever u like) in tomcat\webapps directory

  9. copy phpsrvlt.jar from PECL 5.2.5 to tomcat\webapps\php\WEB-INF\lib

  10. Unjar or unzip phpsrvlt.jar for unzip use winrar or winzip for unjar use : jar xfv phpsrvlt.jar

  11. change both net\php\reflect.properties and net\php\servlet.properties to library=php5servlet

  12. Recreate the jar file -> jar cvf php5srvlt.jar net/php/. PS: if the jar file doesnt run you have to add the Path to system variables for me I added C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0\bin; to System variables/Path

  13. create web.xml in tomcat\webapps\php\WEB-INF with this content:

    <web-app version="2.4" 
      xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee"
      xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance "
      xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee 
      http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/web-app_2_4.xsd ">
      <servlet>
        <servlet-name>php</servlet-name>
        <servlet-class>net.php.servlet</servlet-class>
      </servlet>
      <servlet>
        <servlet-name>php-formatter</servlet-name>
        <servlet-class>net.php.formatter</servlet-class>
      </servlet>
      <servlet-mapping>
        <servlet-name>php</servlet-name>
        <url-pattern>*.php</url-pattern>
      </servlet-mapping>
      <servlet-mapping>
        <servlet-name>php-formatter</servlet-name>
        <url-pattern>*.phps</url-pattern>
      </servlet-mapping>
    </web-app>
    
  14. Add PHP path( c:\php-5.2.6-Win32) to your System or User Path in Windows enironment (Hint: Right-click and select Properties from My Computer

  15. create test.php for testing under tomcat\webapps\php like

  16. Restart tomcat

  17. browse localhost:8080/php/test.php

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