Install and manage JBoss EAP 6


In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 to your workstation. We will also perform some configurations and setup to get us started managing our installation. More specifically, we want to be able to:

  • Install JBoss EAP to a specific location on a system
  • Install additional, operating system specific native libraries to enhance JBoss EAP performance
  • Configure minimal security requirements for accessing and managing JBoss EAP
  • Access and manage JBoss EAP using the prvodied tools
  • Configure and start a multi-node, multi-server JBoss EAP domain spanning at least two hosts with multiple servers per host


The assumption for this guide is that you have a red hat linux installation.

This guide consists of the following steps

  1. Check system prerequisites
  2. Install JBoss EAP 6 using zip download
  3. Add initial user
  4. Start / Stop JBOSS EAP 6 as a Standalone Server
  5. Start / Stop JBOSS EAP 6 Managed Domain
  6. Access and Manage JBoss EAP 6 using the Management Console and Management CLI

STEP 1: Check System Prerequisites

Before proceeding with the installation, it would be very helpful if you have a Redhat account, you may register here. This will allow you to download resources required for your JBoss EAP 6 installation.

Next is to make sure that you have a JVM installed in your machine. You can try running the following command in your terminal:
$ java -version

java version

In case, you don’t have a JVM installed in you machine, please refer to this link. Continue reading