Java, JBoss

How to extract/unzip a WAR file in Java?

WAR stands for ‘Web application ARchive’. A WAR file nothing but a JAR file used to distribute a collection of JSPs, Servlets, Classes, XML files, tag libraries, static web pages (HTML and related files) and other resources that together constitute a web application.

In order to extract/unzip a WAR file, use the following JAR command:

jar -xvf yourWARfileName.war
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