4.2. Install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 Using the Installer Method

Summary

The JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 installer offers multiple methods for installation. Choose from either the standard Graphical User Interface (GUI) installation, or a Command Line Interface (CLI) mode with the console parameter. An Automatic Installation mode enables you to generate an XML file of your selected installation settings to assist in future installations.

Procedure 4.1. Task

  • Install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6

    Choose your installation preference.
    • GUI Installation

      1. Launch the GUI installer with the following Java command.
        java -jar jboss-eap-6.0.0-installer.jar
      2. Follow the installation prompts. At the end of installation, an XML file of the installation can be generated, for future use with the Automatic Installation feature.
    • Console Installation

      1. Launch the console installer with the following Java command.
        java -jar jboss-eap-6.0.0-installer.jar -console
      2. Follow the installation text prompts. At the end of the installation, an XML file of the installation can be generated, for use with the automatic installation feature.
    • Automatic Installation

      1. If you have created a previous installation instance, you will have generated an automatic installation XML script. You can use this file to run the automatic installation option.
      2. Launch the automatic installer with the following Java command.
        java -jar jboss-eap-6.0.0-installer.jar NameOfXML.xml
      3. Installation will complete according to the values in the XML file.
Result

The installation is complete.