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Executing Java Web Jobs on Azure

To execute the Java web jobs on Azure, follow the below steps :

 

1. Open Eclipse and create a Java Project and Java program for your application in your eclipse workspace.

 

2. After creating your application, create a batch file with following text –

 

 

              set PATH=%PATH%;%JAVA_HOME%/bin

               java <Your Main Class name>

3. Bundle the batch file and your class files in a compressed zip file.

4. Create a Web App on Azure portal and upload your zip file to Azure using the steps mentioned at  –

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-create-web-jobs/

You can set the desired execution frequency for the web job as mentioned in the above blog.