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MySQL™ and JSP™ Web Applications: Data-Driven Programming Using Tomcat and MySQL by James Turner

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Setting Up JBoss

As with most things open source, setting up JBoss is relatively simple. To begin, you need to download and install a copy of the JBoss ZIP file from www.jboss.org. These examples use version 2.4.3. Be sure to get the base version, not the version with Tomcat (you've already got Tomcat and you don't need another copy, especially a version 3 copy).

Unpack JBoss into C:\jboss, which will result in it actually going into C:\jboss\Jboss-2.4.3. If you change directories to C:\jboss\Jboss-2.4.3\bin\and type run.bat, JBoss will start up. That's it, as far as setup for JBoss goes. You can also start it by double-clicking run.bat from a file browser. For reference, a first-time iPlanet setup takes about six hours.

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