How-to Getting-Started with WildFly 8 Java EE App Server on Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 19, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Latest WildFly Quick-Start Guide

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Getting-Started with Latest WildFly.x Java EE 7 Application Server on Linux.

Inside the Post you Find Links to Tutorials on Installing Latest WildFly.x on Linux Distros.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

Linux Penguin JBoss
  1. How-to Install Latest WildFly.x JEE 7 Application Server:

    Install Latest WildFly on Linux
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Or Login into Shell.

  3. Check if Oracle Java JDK6+ is Installed

    java -version

    How-to Install Recommended Oracle JDK 7/8 on Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK 7-8 for Linux
  4. How-to Set WildFly to Run on Java 8

    sudo su -c "nano $JBOSS_HOME/bin/standalone.conf"

    Add in JAVA_OPTS a Parameter:


    To Look like:

    JAVA_OPTS=-Xms64M -Xmx512M -XX:MaxMetaspaceSize=256M…

  5. Starting WildFly Server

    This Command Presume you Provided to SetupWildFly Path and Environment Variable like in the Installation Tutorial Above.

    cd $JBOSS_HOME/bin
  6. Access JBoss Server on Browser

    Point your Browser to Address:
    JBoss Server Successfully Started
  7. Access JBoss Administration Back-End on Browser

    Point your Browser to Address:
  8. Latest WildFly App Server Deployment on Linux Guide:

  9. Stopping JBoss Server
    ./ --connect --command=:shutdown

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