- Unzip your War file locally.
- Create a new folder in the hot-deploy directory by whatever name you want your new application to run under (Tip: use the ./ant create-component command to generate a component skeleton in the hot-deploy folder of your OFBiz instantiation).
- Copy every folder within the war file to this webapp folder (there should be a web-inf directory under hot-deploy/yourapp/webapp/ now
- Remain everything else in touch (don't add anything) & Restart ofbiz and give it all a go...
A tip from Paul Piper