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WildFly Cookbook by Luigi Fugaro

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Managing applications using the deployments folder

After configuring and customizing the WildFly standalone, it's time to deploy our first application. WildFly provides a lot of methods to deploy applications, one of them being via the deployment scanner (well known to those of you who come from the JBoss AS version). Basically, all you need to do is to copy your artifact into the deployments folder of your standalone instance.

In a production environment, you had better turn off the deployment scanner to avoid replacing a deployment accidentally—you would be in very big trouble. Do use the proper "deploy" operation using either the CLI or the Admin Console. We will see both in this chapter.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we will need a Java web application. ...

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