6 Java Deployment Tools and Commands

You use Java deployment tools and commands to package Java applications for deployment.

The following sections describe the deployment tools and commands:


pack200 and unpack200 have been deprecated and might be removed in a future JDK release.

  • pack200: You use the pack200 command to transform a Java Archive (JAR) file into a compressed pack200 file with the Java gzip compressor.

  • unpack200: You use the unpack200 command to transform a packed file into a JAR file for web deployment.