In this tutorial, we will learn how to install the J2EE Application server WildFly on Eclipse EE Edition.
1 You need to get Eclipse EE (Not Standard Edition) downloaded from the eclipse website at :
make sure you choose the appropriate version depending on your operating system.
2 You may need to extract/unzip the downloaded folder. Click on the Icon shortcut for Eclipse to start it.
3 Here is how Eclipse looks like. You may need to close the Welcome screen.
4 Let’s now download the WildFly Application server from the following page:
Download the Java EE7 Full & Web Distribution Zip file.
5 Unzip the the downloaded zip folder into a common place ( Desktop, C drive….).
That’s it now for WildFly !
6Back to Eclipse EE now, click on Servers tab at the bottom window section. Then click : Click this link to create a new server You may need to wait for sometime as it will download additional software from the internet.
7 Click on the Red HAT JBoss Middleware and select the JBoss AS, WildFly & EAP Server Tools, then click Next
8 You may prompted to accept the installation of some packages, just click OK !
9 When you are done, you would be prompted to restart Eclipse, Click on the Yes button
10 Again, after restarting Eclipse. Click on Servers at the bottom window section. Then click : Click this link to create a new server You may need to wait for sometime as it will download additional software from the internet.
11 Choose WildFly 10.x and click Next
12 Click Browse :
13 Search for the WildFly Folder where you have unzipped the downloaded file as shown below:
14 Click Finish now ! Back to the servers tab you will see the WildFly listed there:
15 Right click on the WildFly server and choose Start server
16 That’s for this tutorial, The server is running now successfully.