IntelliJ IDEA provides integration with various application servers, enabling you to start and stop local servers, connect to running remote servers, and deploy your artifacts on those servers. You can also debug your application right from the IDE.
By default, IntelliJ IDEA provides integration with the following application servers:
You can install plugins to add support for other application servers, for example:
To get started with using application servers in IntelliJ IDEA, see Tutorial: Your first Java EE application. In general, the following steps are required:
Make sure that the corresponding plugin is installed and enabled. In the Settings/Preferences dialog Ctrl+Alt+S, select Plugins and search for the plugin. Install and enable it if necessary. For more information, see Manage plugins.
Specify where the server is installed. For details, see Integration with application servers.
Create and launch an application server run configuration. For details, see Application server run configurations.