In Tomcat I want to use a jar inside a web application. The jar file will exist outside of the Tomcat directory.
To include the jar file in tomcat classpath, I modified the TomcatHome/conf/catalina.properties to include the absolute path of my jar file like,
I figured myself how to add the classpath for tomcat. Instead of editing catalina.properties, just create a "setenv.sh" in the Tomcat Bin directory with the classpath,
I just checked the catalina.sh in Tomcat/bin and these classpath variable will be set while setting the bootstrap as the classpath.