Chapter 3. Installing JBoss Web Server on Microsoft Windows

3.1. Installing a Java Development Kit (JDK)

Before installing Red Hat JBoss Web Server on Microsoft Windows, you must first install a supported Java Development Kit (JDK).

Important

JBoss Web Server 3 support for Microsoft Windows is limited to the Oracle JDK (1.7 and 1.8) on Windows Server 2012.

Procedure 3.1. Installing Java Development Kit (JDK) for Microsoft Windows

  1. Download the Oracle JDK 1.7 or 1.8 for your operating system and architecture. You can download the JDK installation file from the Oracle website: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file to start the Java installation.
  3. Proceed as instructed in the installation window.