Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1 Release Notes

ProcedureTo Switch to Another Supported Java Version

  1. Download the desired Java SDK (not the JRE) and install it on your system, if you have not already done so.

    The Java SDK can be downloaded from

  2. Start the domain for which you want to change the JDK:

    as-install/bin/asadmin start-domain domain-name
  3. Log in to the Admin console and change the JVM attributes for the domain.

    In particular, you may want to change the JAVA_HOME variable on the JVM Settings page for the domain.

    Alternatively, you can use the asadmin command:

    as-install/bin/asadmin set ""