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2.3. Zip Installation

2.3.1. Download JBoss EAP 6 (Zip Installation)

Summary

The JBoss EAP 6 ZIP file is available from the Red Hat Customer Portal. The ZIP file installation is platform-independent. This topic covers the steps to download the archive.

Procedure 2.1. Download the ZIP file

  1. Open a browser and log into the 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.
Result

JBoss EAP 6 is now downloaded to your target machine, ready for installation.

2.3.2. Install JBoss EAP 6 (ZIP Installation)

Summary

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

Procedure 2.2. 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.