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Installation Of JBOSS on Linux

Installation Of  JBOSS on Linux
Installation Of JBOSS on Linux
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Hi !! Directly jumping to installation of Jboss, First look into pre-requisite of the same.

In most organization, they use Jboss version 5.x, So we  can going to talk on Jboss EAP 5. So,

Following are the minimum hardware, software and DB requirement for Jboss 5.x.

Minimum System Requirements

  1. Required JDK 5,6.
  2. Minimum 512 MB RAM
  3. Minimum 3GB hard disk space
  4. Minimum 400 MHz CPU

Supported Operating Systems

JBoss Portal is 100% Pure Java™, and therefore it is interoperable with most operating systems capable of running a Java Virtual Machine (JVM )including following OS :

  1. Linux
  2. Windows
  3. UNIX
  4. Mac OS X.


JBoss Portal is database-agnostic. The following list outlines known-to-be-working database vendor and version combinations:

  1. MySQL 4
  2. PostgreSQL 8.x
  3. Hypersonic SQL
  4. Apache Derby
  5. Oracle® Database 9 and 10g (use the latest driver from the Oracle 10 branch even if you are running Oracle 9)
  6. Microsoft® SQL Server
  7. MaxDB

Installation Of JBOSS – EAP 5.1.0 Application Server on Linux machine.

Step 1: Make one directory JBOSS

Command >>  mkdir JBOSS

Step 2: copy the jboss binaries to that JBOSS folder.

Command >> cp -r /JBOSS
Step 3: unzip the binaries .

Command >> unzip
Step 4: change permission to that directory.

Command >> chmod -R 755 /JBOSS

Step 5: Before starting make sure java is installed on Linux machine.

Command >> java -version

Step 6: After adding user we have to start jboss using ./ file.

Locate to /JBOSS/jboss-eap-5.1/jboss-as/bin and run below command.

Command >> ./ &


& – To run the script in background
Step 7: go to browser , use http://localhost:9990 for login .

You can check, username and password for console in below location.

Locate to /JBOSS/jboss-eap-5.1/jboss-as/server/Profile/conf/props

Command >> cat file.

Format – username=password

Happy Learning !!!

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