How to create a datasource from the JBoss CLI in JBoss EAP 6 and 7

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  • How to create datasources using the command line interface ?
  • On creating a datasource using cli commands, when trying to specify "pool-name" attribute, the operation fails.
  • How to change the datasource password using CLI script ?
  • How to create datasources in Domain mode using CLI?
  • Unable to create the module for the driver using the JBoss CLI command in EAP 6 domain mode. Facing the below error:
    [domain@ /] module add --resources=/path/to/ojdbc6.jar --dependencies=javax.api,javax.transaction.api
    The command is not available in the current context (e.g. required subsystems or connection to the controller might be unavailable).
  • tried with giving the properties name as "URL", but getting error.
[/] /subsystem=datasources/xa-data-source=<pool>:add(jndi-name="name",connection-url="url",
'connection-url' is not found among the supported properties: [prepared-statements-cache-size, spy, password, recovery-password, wrap-xa-resource, max-pool-size, set-tx-query-timeout, jndi-name, url-delimiter, enabled, same-rm-override, blocking-timeout-wait-millis, statistics-enabled, pool-use-strict-min, validate-on-match, transaction-isolation, valid-connection-checker-class-name, no-recovery, allocation-retry-wait-millis, exception-sorter-properties, background-validation-millis, track-statements, no-tx-separate-pool, use-fast-fail, recovery-security-domain, flush-strategy, stale-connection-checker-class-name, exception-sorter-class-name, interleaving, check-valid-connection-sql, reauth-plugin-class-name, allow-multiple-users, url-selector-strategy-class-name, user-name, background-validation, use-ccm, recovery-plugin-class-name, reauth-plugin-properties, driver-name, stale-connection-checker-properties, query-timeout, idle-timeout-minutes, xa-datasource-class, recovery-plugin-properties, use-java-context, valid-connection-checker-properties, min-pool-size, allocation-retry, security-domain, new-connection-sql, xa-resource-timeout, recovery-username, pad-xid, pool-prefill, use-try-lock, share-prepared-statements]


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 6.x
    • 7.x
  • datasource and xa-datasource as defined in
    • jboss-as-datasources_1_1.xsd
    • jboss-as-datasources_1_2.xsd

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