2.2. Available Downloads for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 includes a number of different installation types and optional components, which are available for download on the Red Hat Customer Portal at https://access.redhat.com/. The following table explains the different options. Some components are only appropriate for certain operating systems or architectures, and thus are only available for those specific variations.

Table 2.1. Available Downloads for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6

Name Description Operating Systems
Apache HTTP Server
A stand-alone Apache HTTP server instance for each supported operating system and architecture. This HTTP server has been tested and verified to work with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Solaris 10 and 11
Native Components
Components which have been compiled to be optimized for a specific platform. For instance, DLLs are provided for Microsoft Windows Server environments. In some cases, the native components may provide performance improvements.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Solaris 10 and 11
Native Utilities
Utilities specific to each supported operating system and architecture, such as scripts and utilities for installing JBoss Enterprise Application Platform as a service in your operating system and generating SSL encryption keys and certificates.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Solaris 10 and 11
Webserver Connector Natives
Pre-compiled modules for Apache, Microsoft, and Oracle iPlanet web servers, for HTTP load balancing and high-availability capabilities. These binaries are extensively tested and known to work well with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Solaris 10 and 11
Javadocs
Documentation for all public APIs exposed by JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. You can install these into your local HTTP server or IDE, or can view them on your local machine.
Platform-independent
Installer
Java graphical installer for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
Platform-independent
Maven Repository
A Maven repository which you can download and make available in your local development environment, and which contains artifacts common to applications built upon JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
Platform-independent
Quickstarts
Example applications to help you get started developing Java EE 6 applications with APIs supplied with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
Platform-independent
Source Code
The Java source code for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6, provided so that you can recompile it in your own environment or audit it yourself.
Platform-independent
Application Platform
The ZIP installation package which can be installed and run on every supported platform. This is the most common way to install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
Platform-independent

Important

The RPM installation method's downloads are not available on the Customer Portal, but via the Red Hat Network (RHN). To install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 via RPM, refer to the following topic: Section 4.4, “Install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 using the Red Hat Network (RPM installation)”