These installation instructions describe how to install Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5) SDK Update 8 and Java Application Platform SDK Update 8. The following topics are discussed:
Solaris, Linux, and Macintosh installations support root/superuser and non-root/standard user installations. Users of Windows installations should have Power User or Administrator access.
The following distributions are available and include the components listed:
For the most current listing of available distributions and components, see the Java EE downloads page.
For a summary of hardware and software requirements for this release, see the SDK Release Notes . The Release Notes also contain known issues related to installation.
The SDK requires JDK 5 or JDK 6. For Macintosh systems, the SDK uses the JDK that is part of the Macintosh operating system. If necessary, obtain the required JDK version from the Apple web site. For Mac OS X systems, JDK 1.5.x must be installed in order to install the SDK.
To Install and Register the Software
The following procedure describes how to install the SDK distribution using the GUI-based installation wizard.
chmod +x./ distribution-filename
domain1. After confirmation is received that the server has started, click Finish to exit. A page listing SDK resources is displayed.
domain1. Change to install-dir
asadmin start-domainto start
domain1. If you have problems starting the server, see the Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server Troubleshooting Guide.
http://localhost:4848(an Enterprise Server domain must be started first).
Note: See the Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server Installation Guide for information about installing Enterprise Server using the silent installer.
Before you uninstall the software, make sure you have stopped all domains and other related processes, including command prompts using the installation directory or its subdirectories and any applications using Java SE files.
If you want to reinstall the software after running the uninstallation program, ensure that processes related to Enterprise Server are stopped. If not, orphaned processes might interfere with uninstallation, or exist on your system after uninstallation. To identify these processes if necessary:
ps -efcommand and terminate the processes using the
The installation directory is not automatically removed by the uninstallation program. Examine the installation directory contents and remove any remaining files or directories that you do not want, including hidden directories prefixed with a dot ( . ) , for example . directory. It is safe to remove uninstallation and installation log files after you have examined them.