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In this section we discuss how to use the Geronimo Eclipse Plugin to create and use a custom server assembly. Before you begin, you must have Eclipse and Geronimo Eclipse Plugin installed, and define a Geronimo server and server runtime in Eclipse.
In order to create a custom server assembly, you must already have a Geronimo Server installed and started.
.zipfile will also be placed under the
<Geronimo_home>/var/tempdirectory of the running server for easy distribution.
Now we have created a customized server assembly, it is time to use it. Stop the original server and uninstall it (easiest done by selecting Windows->Preferences->Server, and removing the server runtime environment. See Defining Geronimo server runtimes and servers page for the details). Use the same approach that you used to install the original server except for one tiny difference. This time, the location of *Application Server Installation Directory * should be the one where the newly created server was extracted to.
In place of a full stack of Geronimo server that you started with, you should now have a valid and customized Geronimo Server for development.