Jboss 7 Installation Linux Tutorial

Jboss 7 Installation

In this tutorials, we are going to learn on how to install Jboss Application Server 7 on Linux(64-bit) platform. The first step is to install the JDK. Download the JDK from here.

Jboss Application Server

All administration tasks needs to be performed as a JBOSS user on the Linux operating system. Follow the link to create a user and group with the name ‘jboss‘.

After the ‘jboss‘ user is created, then, under the jboss home directory and extract the JDK.

cd /home/jboss/
tar -xvzf  $software/jdk-7u17-linux-x64.gz

Once extracted, JDK directory will be created under /home/jboss directory: jdk1.7.0_XX.

The next step is to download the JBOSS AS 7 package from the following link

Download Jboss

After the download is completed. Extract the package:

cd /home/jboss/
unzip  $software/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.zip

Once extracted, Next, verify the jbossAS directory is created under /home/jboss directory: jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.

Next step is to make sure that the installation is successful by performing a simple start of the standalone server.

cd /home/jboss/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final/bin directory and execute the script to start the standalone server:

./standalone.sh &

Jboss standalone server output log

Check for any errors in the output.