Can JWS Tomcat be embedded in a Spring Boot application?

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  • We would like to embed JWS (Tomcat) into a spring-boot project and would like to know how to do this. The tomcat that spring adds by default is not the JWS version obviously.


  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0+
  • Red Hat OpenShift Applications Runtimes (RHOAR) Spring Boot 2.1.2+
  • Tomcat 9.0.7+

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