How to install JBoss EAP 6 using zip/jar file ?

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Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6.x

Issue

  • How to install EAP 6 using zip/jar file?
  • How to install EAP 6 for development and homologation environment?
  • How to start the EAP for the first time?

Resolution

Just need a Java JVM to setup the EAP 6. You will need:

  • Download EAP 6 in our Customer Portal
  • Make sure you have JDK 6 or JDK 7 installed;
  • Unzip jboss-eap-6.x.x.zip (in case of JAR file, you must run java -jar jboss-eap-6.x.x-installer.jar);
  • Go to ${JBOSS_HOME_6}/bin;
  • In case you have it set JBOSS_HOME to EAP 5.x, execute: unset JBOSS_HOME;
  • You can start the EAP using the standalone.sh or domain.sh scripts placed in /bin directory, for example:
./standalone.sh -c standalone-full.xml -Dorg.jboss.as.logging.per-deployment=false
  • For standalone mode, you can deploy an WAR application in order to test, you can simply copy it to deployments folder, for example:
cp your.war jboss-eap-6.0/standalone/deployments/

You can find more information in the EAP documentation.

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