Ensure that your system meets the requirements that are stated in Required JDK Version in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude Release Notes.
Go to the Enterprise Server v3 Prelude download page.
Download the ZIP file.
Change to the directory where you downloaded the ZIP file.
This document refers to the directory you choose for installing as as-install .
Install Enterprise Server v3 Prelude.
zip-file-name is the name of the file that you downloaded.
Sun Download Center
The v3 Prelude distribution is installed into a new glassfishv3-prelude directory under your current directory.
(Optional) Try the installation by following the procedures in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude Quick Start Guide.