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3.3. Download and Install JBoss EAP Using the ZIP

3.3.1. Download JBoss EAP 6 (ZIP Installation)

Summary

JBoss EAP is available under the Red Hat JBoss Developer Program or the Full Red Hat JBoss Commercial Program. Follow the procedure below that matches your program choice.

Procedure 3.5. Download the ZIP file from the Customer Portal under the Full Red Hat JBoss Commercial Program

Follow this procedure if you are participating in the Full Red Hat JBoss Commercial Program. For more information about this program, see Section 1.4, “About the Full Red Hat JBoss Commercial Program”.
  1. Open a browser and log into the Red Hat Customer Portal at https://access.redhat.com.
  2. Click Downloads.
  3. Click Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform in the Product Downloads list.
  4. Select the correct JBoss EAP version from the Version drop-down menu.
  5. Find Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.x.x in the list and click the Download option.
  6. You are prompted to save the ZIP file to a directory of your choice. Choose a directory and save the file.

Procedure 3.6. Download the ZIP file from jboss.org under the Red Hat JBoss Developer Program

Follow this procedure if you are participating in the Red Hat JBoss Developer Program. For more information about this program, see Section 1.3, “About the Red Hat JBoss Developer Program”.
  1. Open a web browser and access this URL: http://www.jboss.org/products/eap/
  2. Click the Download JBoss EAP link on the left side of the page.
  3. Click the ZIP link under the Download column for the correct product version.
  4. You are prompted to save the ZIP file to a directory of your choice. Choose a directory and save the file.
Result

The JBoss EAP 6 ZIP file has been downloaded successfully to the target machine.

3.3.2. Install JBoss EAP 6 (ZIP Installation)

Summary

This topic covers the steps to install JBoss EAP 6 using the downloaded ZIP file.

Procedure 3.7. ZIP File Installation

  1. Move the ZIP archive to the desired location.

    Move the ZIP file to the server and directory where you plan to install JBoss EAP 6. The user who will start and stop the server must have read and write access to this directory.
  2. Use an appropriate application to extract the ZIP archive to the desired location.

    In a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment, use the unzip utility to extract the contents of the ZIP archive.
    In a Microsoft Windows environment, right-click the file and select Extract All.
    In a Hewlett-Packard HP-UX environment, use the unzip utility to extract the contents of the ZIP archive.
Result

JBoss EAP 6 has been installed successfully. The directory created by extracting the ZIP archive is the top-level directory for the server. This is referred to as EAP_HOME.