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Deploying Using Servlet Container

How to deploy an application to traditional servlet containers.

Deploying a Vaadin application to traditional servlet containers, such as Tomcat, Jetty or any Java/Jakarta EE server, isn’t very different from other web applications. You need to ensure that the production profile is used in your build to achieve optimal performance.

Follow the official documentation of your Servlet container for the best practices in production deployment.

Note: If you are using a Spring Boot-based starter, for example, from, you first need to convert it to WAR file packaging.

Embedded Servlet Containers

As is done by default in Spring Boot applications, many servlet containers can be embedded in your application and so be packaged as executable JAR files. You may want to follow examples that you find that use your favorite Servlet container.