[wildfly-dev] Adding jar to WAR from DeploymentProcessor

Stuart Douglas stuart.w.douglas at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:52:29 EDT 2014

Stan Silvert wrote:
> The Keycloak auth server allows third-parties to add providers using the
> ServiceLoader. To do this, you need to open Keycloak's auth-server.war
> and drop your jar into the WEB-INF/lib directory.
> I'd like to eliminate opening the WAR and have a DeploymentProcessor
> look in a particular directory and add the jar at deployment time. What
> is the cleanest way to do that?
Deployment overlay. Add the jar as an overlay in WEB-INF/lib.

> Bonus points if you tell me that I can treat the service provider jar as
> a deployment and let the user upload it via CLI. :-)

It can be uploaded via the CLI, but it is not a deployment as such.


> Thanks,
> Stan

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