Install JBoss AS 7.1.1.Final on RHEL 6.3

1. Download JBoss AS 7.1.1.Final from this website: [ LINK ]

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2. Downlaod JDK 1.7 from this website: [ LINK ]

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3. Install JDK 1.7, I’m using JDK 1.7Update21. Move jdk-7u21-linux-x64.gz file to /opt

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4. Extract the file.

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5. Put JAVA into the path of root.

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6. Check that JAVA is now in the path of root.

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7. Create an “application” directory in /and move jboss installer into it.

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8. Extract the installer.

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9. Rename jboss-as-7.1.1.Final to jboss-as. This is not strictly necessary, but it will save you the bother of changing the start up script later.

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10. Since we will want to run JBoss as non-root user with minimal privileges, we will create a user “jboss“, who will own the JBoss files and JBoss will run under this account.

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11. Switch to the user jboss and type this command; ‘java -version‘ to verify that JAVA is now in the path of user jboss.

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12. To create our JBoss script, we will copy the jboss-as-standalone.sh script located under /application/jboss-as/bin/init.d

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13. Change line 5 from it’s original ‘# chkconfig: – 80 20‘ to ‘# chkconfig: 234 80 20

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14. Set the JBOSS_USER (refer a) and set the jboss path (refer b).

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15. To run JBoss as service and enable start up at boot, make the script we created above executable and add it to our chkconfig so it starts at boot.

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16. Try reboot your operating system. If still unable to start after reboot the OS, refer to this screenshot.

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17. Mark jboss as startup services.

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18. Bind your server IP address to these lines.

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19. Start your server by using this command: $ service jboss start | stop | restart

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20. Let’s start with adding a Management user. Login as root, naviate to /application/jboss-as/bin

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21. Follow the prompts, some defaults are provided.

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22. Restart JBoss to reload the changes.

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23. Yeay!

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