Wildfly 8.2 Installation on Centos 6.6 x86_64


  • Centos - 6.6 (http://centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=15)
  • WildFly - 8.2 (http://wildfly.org/downloads/)
  • jdk 8 (http://java.sun.com)

Before Install:

# sed -i.bkp -e "s/SELINUX=enforcing/SELINUX=disabled/g" /etc/selinux/config

# sed -i.bkp -e "s/timeout=5/timeout=0/g" /boot/grub/grub.conf

# service iptables stop

# chkconfig iptables off

# reboot

JDK8 Installation


Add User and Groups

$ sudo groupadd -g 1001 wildfly_admins

$ sudo useradd \
-g wildfly_admins \
-d /home/wildfly \
-m wildfly

If you need to add user to group wildfly_admins, you can do it with the next command:

# usermod -a -G jboss_admins <user_name>

$ sudo passwd wildfly

Creating folder structure and permissions for wildfly

$ sudo mkdir -p /opt/wildfly
$ sudo chown -R wildfly:wildfly_admins /opt/wildfly
$ sudo chmod -R 775 /opt/wildfly

Setup wildfly

# sudo su - wildfly
$ cd /opt/wildfly
$ wget http://download.jboss.org/wildfly/8.2.0.Final/wildfly-8.2.0.Final.zip
$ unzip wildfly-8.2.0.Final.zip
$ mv wildfly-8.2.0.Final 8.2.0
$ rm wildfly-8.2.0.Final.zip

Setup user environment

$ vi ~/.bash_profile

# User specific environment and startup programs

#### WildFly 8.2.0

export WILDFLY_HOME=/opt/wildfly/8.2.0

#### WildFly 8.2.0

Apply new parameters to current environment:

$ source ~/.bash_profile

Create user for access to the wildfly web console

$ add-user.sh
What type of user do you wish to add?
a) Management User (mgmt-users.properties)
b) Application User (application-users.properties)
(a): [Enter]

Enter the details of the new user to add.
Using realm 'ManagementRealm' as discovered from the existing property files.
Username : admin

The username 'admin' is easy to guess
Are you sure you want to add user 'admin' yes/no? yes
Password recommendations are listed below. To modify these restrictions edit the add-user.properties configuration file.

-   The password should not be one of the following restricted values {root, admin, administrator}
-   The password should contain at least 8 characters, 1 alphabetic character(s), 1 digit(s), 1 non-alphanumeric symbol(s)
-   The password should be different from the username
    Password :

JBAS152565: Password must not be equal to 'admin', this value is restricted.
Are you sure you want to use the password entered yes/no?

What groups do you want this user to belong to? (Please enter a comma separated list, or leave blank for none)[ ]:

About to add user 'admin' for realm 'ManagementRealm'
Is this correct yes/no?

Added user 'admin' to file '/opt/wildfly/8.2.0/standalone/configuration/mgmt-users.properties'
Added user 'admin' to file '/opt/wildfly/8.2.0/domain/configuration/mgmt-users.properties'
Added user 'admin' with groups to file '/opt/wildfly/8.2.0/standalone/configuration/mgmt-groups.properties'
Added user 'admin' with groups to file '/opt/wildfly/8.2.0/domain/configuration/mgmt-groups.properties'
Is this new user going to be used for one AS process to connect to another AS process?
e.g. for a slave host controller connecting to the master or for a Remoting connection for server to server EJB calls.

To start WildFly

$ standalone.sh -b= -bmanagement= - ip address of the wildfly server

-b= - hosts what can connect to the server. - all hosts can.
-bmanagement - hosts what can connect to admin console. - all hosts can.

You can specify config file for wildfly server. By default app server starting with standalone.xml config:
$ standalone.sh -c standalone-full.xml -b= -bmanagement=