This section provides instructions for installing Enterprise Server v3 Prelude software.
Ensure that your system meets the requirements that are stated in Required JDK Version in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude Release Notes.
Select a directory to install Enterprise Server.
Use the default directory.
If you do not specify an installation directory, the software will be installed in the following directories:
SolarisTM systems, Linux, or MacOS X systems: user-home-directory/glassfishv3-prelude
Windows systems: C:\glassfish-v3-prelude
Set up a directory for installing Enterprise Server.
Throughout this document, the directory you choose for installing is referred to as as-install.
Go to the Enterprise Server v3 Prelude download page.
Click the Download link for Enterprise Server v3 Prelude.
The Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude page is displayed.
Select your download options.
Select theSun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude check box.
Click the glassfish-v3-prelude.zip link, and respond to the prompts.
The glassfish-v3-prelude.zip file is copied to the installation directory.
Use the cd command to change to the installation directory.
Unzip the bundle.
The v3 Prelude distribution is installed into a new glassfishv3-prelude directory under your current installation directory.
To explore Enterprise Server features, go to Starting and Stopping the Default Domain.