These installation instructions describe how to install Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 SDK and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 Web Profile SDK. The following topics are discussed:
The following distributions are available and include the components listed:
Visit the Java EE 8 SDK Downloads page for more information about each distribution.
Java EE 8 SDK distributions require JDK 8 Update 144 or higher. Oracle recommends using the latest JDK that is available. Please note: Java SE 9 is not supported at this time.
Ensure that the required JDK software is installed on your system and that the
JAVA_HOME environment variable points to the JDK installation directory, not the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) software.
Please refer to the Installation Guide for GlassFish Server, OSE for additional details regarding installation of GlassFish, the Java EE Reference Implementation.
To Install the Software
The following procedure describes how to install the SDK distributions using the ZIP file.
The Java EE 8 SDK or Java EE 8 Web Profile SDK is extracted into a new glassfish5 directory under your current directory.
The following resources in the Java EE 8 SDK and Java EE 8 Web Profile SDK will help you get started with Java EE 8.
/glassfish/samples/javaee8directory. See the
index.htmlfile in that location for more information about the samples.
The following resources will help you get started with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition and make the most of its capabilities.
Quick Start Guide helps you become familiar with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition and explains how to perform basic tasks such as starting the server, accessing the Administration Console, and deploying a sample application. The guide pertains to both GlassFish Server Open Source Edition and GlassFish Server Open Source Edition Web Profile.
GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 5.0 Release Notes provide the latest information about GlassFish Server Open Source Edition, including what's new, known issues, and pointers to additional resources.
Product Documentation provides detailed information about GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 5.0.
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.
To stop domains, use the
asadmin stop-domain command. For more information about this command, see the GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 5.0 Reference Manual.
If orphaned processes remain, identify and terminate the processes as follows:
ps -efcommand and terminate the processes using the
To Uninstall the Software