Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude Quick Start Guide

Performing an Enterprise Server Installation

This section provides instructions for installing Enterprise Server v3 Prelude software.

ProcedureTo Install Enterprise Server Software

Before You Begin

Ensure that your system meets the requirements that are stated in Required JDK Version in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude Release Notes.

  1. 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.

  2. Go to the Enterprise Server v3 Prelude download page.

  3. Click the Download link for Enterprise Server v3 Prelude.

    The Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude page is displayed.

  4. Select your download options.

    1. From the Platform scrollbar, select Multi-Platform Zip.

    2. From the Language scrollbar, select your language.

    3. Select the license checkbox.

  5. Cick Continue.

  6. Select theSun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude check box.

  7. Click the link, and respond to the prompts.

    The file is copied to the installation directory.

  8. Use the cd command to change to the installation directory.

    cd as-install

  9. Unzip the bundle.


    The v3 Prelude distribution is installed into a new glassfishv3-prelude directory under your current installation directory.

  10. To explore Enterprise Server features, go to Starting and Stopping the Default Domain.