How to use script successfully to start JBoss EAP 5.x as a service for Linux environments ?

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  • User obtained file and is being used from location /etc/init.d/ (symbolic link from /etc/rc.d/init.d/ location)
  • JBoss EAP starts after a machine start/restart but cannot connect to port 1099 after the process completes.
  • JBoss EAP 5.1.2 by default do not ship with the file (in $JBOSS_HOME/jboss-as/bin/ location) as per the article


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 5
    • 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 5.1.x

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