How to connect to JBoss EAP 6 / JBoss EAP 7 using VisualVM

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Getting the following Exception while starting JBoss EAP 6 using above JAVA_OPTS

  JBoss Bootstrap Environment
  JBOSS_HOME: /home/userone/JBoss/jboss-eap-6.0
  JAVA: /home/rmartine/Development/jdk1.6.0_30/bin/java
  JAVA_OPTS:  -server -XX:+UseCompressedOops -XX:+TieredCompilation -Xms1303m -Xmx1303m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -Dorg.jboss.resolver.warning=true -Dsun.rmi.dgc.client.gcInterval=3600000 -Dsun.rmi.dgc.server.gcInterval=3600000 -Djboss.modules.system.pkgs=org.jboss.byteman -Djava.awt.headless=true -Djboss.server.default.config=standalone.xml


WARNING: Failed to load the specified log manager class org.jboss.logmanager.LogManager
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
    at org.jboss.modules.Main.main(
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: The LogManager was not properly installed (you must set the "java.util.logging.manager" system property to "org.jboss.logmanager.LogManager")
    at org.jboss.logmanager.Logger.getLogger(
    at org.jboss.logmanager.log4j.BridgeRepositorySelector.<clinit>(

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