GlassFish installation

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Oxxus offers the following preconfigured installation packages of GlassFish application server.

  • GlassFish 2
  • GlassFish 3

We are consistently working on updating existing and providing new packages.


Installing packages

Depending on your distribution, you will either be working with yum or apt-get.

CentOS and Fedora

[root@test ~]# yum install eroute-glassfish2
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 * addons:
 * base:
 * extras:
 * rpmforge:
 * updates:
addons                                                   |  951 B     00:00     
base                                                     | 1.1 kB     00:00     
eroute                                                   |  951 B     00:00     
extras                                                   | 2.1 kB     00:00     
rpmforge                                                 | 1.1 kB     00:00     
updates                                                  | 1.9 kB     00:00     
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package eroute-glassfish2.i386 0:2ur2-1 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                    Arch          Version         Repository       Size
 eroute-glassfish2          i386          2ur2-1          eroute          109 M

Transaction Summary
Install       1 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 109 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
eroute-glassfish2-2ur2-1.i386.rpm                        | 109 MB     00:48     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : eroute-glassfish2                                        1/1 

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Your default username: admin  password:adminadmin
For more details about glassfish please go to:

  eroute-glassfish2.i386 0:2ur2-1                                               


Debian and Ubuntu

For installation on Debain and Ubuntu systems use apt-get install.

Starting and stopping GlassFish

Starting GlassFish service is easy:

service glassfish3 start

To stop the service, use either of the two commands:

service glassfish3 stop
killall -9 java

Restarting the service can be achieved by combining the above commands or using:

service glassfish3 restart

Changing GlassFish version

At any point, you can change or reinstall GlassFish. Before changing or reinstalling, first stop the running service:

service glassfish3 stop

Remove the current installation, but make sure to backup any files you may want to keep.

yum remove eroute-glassfish3

In case of Ubuntu or Debian system you will use apt-get remove instead.

After existing installation has been removed you can proceed with reinstall or setting up a different version.

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