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How to Run GlassFish on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Introduction

GlassFish is a lightweight, modular web server. It can be used for the development of J2EE applications and Java Web Services. It provides awesome performance, scalability and reliability.

In this tutorial, we are installing Glassfish that includes the following steps.

Prerequisites

  • Ubuntu
  • Java
  • Terminal sudo login

Glassfish Installation

1) Download Archive from the Oracle official site https://www.oracle.com/index.html.

2) Extract the Archive

where archive-name.zip is our downloaded glassfish name.

3) Move the Glassfish

Move the Glassfish server to the /opt/ directory by using the following command. Although we can move it to any place and run.

Software Glassfish 1

This directory is used to install third party software applications.

4) Start Glassfish Server

First, change current working directory by using the following command.

Now, Start the server.

Software Glassfish 2

Glassfish has started, we can access it on the browser using localhost:4848, because it runs on 4848 port by default.

On the browser, its output looks something like the below.

Software Glassfish 3

Well, we have setup GlassFish successfully. Now, we can perform server related tasks.


Extra Info

Mange server by using following commands. Execute all commands after changing directory to /opt/ glassfish5/bin/ directory.

Start Glassfish

Use the following command to start Glassfish server.

Stop Glassfish

Use the following command to Stop Glassfish server.

Restart Glassfish

Use the following command to Restart Glassfish server.

Deploy Glassfish

Use the following command to deploy application on Glassfish server.

Undeploy Glassfish

Use the following command to undeploy Glassfish server.






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