6.2. Install on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Procedure 6.1. Install on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

This procedure installs the latest version of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3 on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 machine, or upgrades a previous version of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform to the latest version.
  1. Subscribe the system to the correct channel in the Red Hat Network.

    For instructions to subscribe a system to a channel refer to: "How do I subscribe a system to a sub-channel or a child channel using Red Hat Network (RHN)?" in the Red Hat Knowledgebase.

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 channel names

    32-bit ES
    jbappplatform-4.3.0-i386-es-4-rpm
    rhel-i386-es-4-extras
    32-bit AS
    jbappplatform-4.3.0-i386-as-4-rpm
    rhel-i386-as-4-extras
    64-bit ES
    jbappplatform-4.3.0-x86_64-es-4-rpm
    rhel-x86_64-es-4-extras
    64-bit AS
    jbappplatform-4.3.0-x86_64-as-4-rpm
    rhel-x86_64-as-4-extras
  2. Install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

    Execute the following commands to install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, where no previous version of the application server exists:
    up2date jbossas jboss-seam2 jboss-seam rh-eap-docs jboss-profiler
  3. Remove Obsolete GlassFish Dependencies

    Before executing upgrade commands for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, execute the following commands to remove obsolete GlassFish packages:
    rpm -e classpathx-jaf
    rpm -e --nodeps glassfish-jaf
    up2date glassfish-jaf
  4. Upgrade JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

    Execute the following commands to upgrade from a previous version of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform:
    up2date jbossas jboss-seam2 jboss-seam rh-eap-docs jboss-profiler
    up2date -u
  5. Perform post-installation configuration

    Refer to Chapter 7, Post Installation Configuration for post-installation configuration instructions.