GlassFish is an open-source application server used for Java EE (Enterprise Edition) applications. It provides a runtime environment for deploying, managing, and scaling Java applications.
Here are the steps to install GlassFish on CentOS 8:
First, update your system packages by running the following command in the terminal:
sudo dnf update
Next, install Java Development Kit (JDK) by using the following command:
sudo dnf install java-11-openjdk-devel
Once JDK is installed, download the GlassFish server from the official website. You can use the following command to download the latest version:
Make sure to replace the URL with the appropriate version if needed.
After downloading, extract the zip file using the following command:
Now, move the extracted folder to a convenient location, such as /opt:
sudo mv glassfish6 /opt/
Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable by opening the bash profile file in a text editor:
sudo nano ~/.bash_profile
Add the following line at the end of the file, replacing the path with the correct location of your JDK installation: export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk
Save the file and exit the text editor.
To make the changes take effect, reload the bash profile:
Finally, start the GlassFish server using the following command:
You should see the server console output indicating that the server has started successfully.
To access the GlassFish administration console, open a web browser and enter the following URL:
Now you have successfully installed and started GlassFish on CentOS 8. You can deploy your Java applications and manage them using the GlassFish administration console.
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