JBoss Application Server

JBoss AS is also known as JBoss, is an Application Server. It is written in Java and implements the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) specification. It works like an extended Virtual Machine for Java Applications. Web applications can be deployed on JBoss.
  • Prerequisite

    Before you start installing JBoss, verify that Java and Maven are correctly installed. Here the version used for JBoss is JBoss AS 7.1.1.Final – ZIP file.
    Check the Java is running:

                java -version
                

    Check the Maven is running:

                mvn --version
                
  • Installation Procedure

    Below are the steps for JBoss AS installation in Windows.
    • Download the JBoss installation ZIP file. Locate the downloaded JBoss zip file jboss-as-7.1.1.Final on your machine. Extract it to a folder like C:\jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.
    • Now go to folder C:\jboss-as-7.1.1.Final\bin and run the file standalone.bat. This will start the JBoss Server. There is no additional configuration required.
      JBoss AS Standalone Run
    • To check the JBoss Server is started, hit the url http://localhost:8080/. You will see the JBoss default page in browser screen. The default port is 8080. Just make sure that the same port is not used by any other server on your machine.
      JBoss Server Running

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