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 the corresponding plugin is installed and enabled — search for the plugin on the Plugins page of the IDE settings Ctrl+Alt+S. Install and enable it if necessary.
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.