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Apache Karaf Cookbook by Heath Kesler, Johan Edstrom, Jamie Goodyear, Achim Nierbeck

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Installing Apache Karaf as a service

When we install Apache Karaf, we'll want it to operate as a system service on our host platform (just like Windows or Linux). In this recipe, we'll set up Karaf to start when your system boots up.

Getting ready

The ingredients of this recipe include the Apache Karaf distribution kit, access to JDK, and a source code editor. The sample wrapper configuration for this recipe is available at https://github.com/jgoodyear/ApacheKarafCookbook/tree/master/chapter1/chapter1-recipe7.

How to do it…

  1. The first step is installing the service wrapper feature. Apache Karaf utilizes a service wrapper feature to handle gathering and deploying of the required resources for your host operating environment. We begin its installation ...

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