Using the Abbot plugin
There are 2 possible ways to use the plugin:
abbot:test goal. You would call this goal
from inside your application project. This project needs to
define all your application required dependencies in its
abbot:test-webstart goal. You would call
this goal if you wish to test a WebStart application that is
already installed on some server. In this mode your project does
not require to define any dependency.
Using the abbot:test goal
There are no pre-requisites.
Using the abbot:test-webapp goal
The following environmental dependencies need to be present before
executing the Abbot plugin:
Some mandatory environment-dependent properties need to be
defined. See the Properties
page for the details.
The following limitations are known for the
You need to provide a key to sign your webstart jars. This is
required as we're packaging local filesystem jars
into the application's JNLP and we need to have the permissions
to do so (granted if the jar are signed).