Starting up a WildFly domain is simply a matter of running the
JBOSS_HOME\bin\domain.sh script (
JBOSS_HOME\bin\domain.bat on Windows). In a matter of seconds, your domain will be up and running. Have a look at the following screenshot:
In order to stop the application server domain, you can either use the Ctrl + C shortcut in the same window in which you started the domain, or you can use the command-line client and issue the
shutdown command to the host controller.
Unix/Linux users can issue the following command:
./jboss-cli.sh --connect command=/host=master:shutdown
jboss-cli.bat --connect command=/host=master:shutdown
The default host name is
master, and it is defined in the
host.xml, file which is located in the
JBOSS_HOME\domain\configuration folder. We will learn more about it in the next section.
Once the domain starts, several log files are created within the
JBOSS_HOME\domain\log directory. The host...