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WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By : Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie
Book Image

WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By: Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration Second Edition
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Deploying applications on a standalone WildFly server


Deploying applications on JBoss has traditionally been a fairly simple task, so you might wonder why a full chapter has been dedicated to it. The answer to this is that deploying applications on WildFly can be achieved in several ways, each of which we are going to look at.

First of all, we are going to look at automatic deployment of applications via the deployments folder, but before we do this, we need to explain the two modes available when deploying applications:

  • Automatic deployment mode: This mode is triggered by the deployment scanner when a resource within the deployments folder is modified

  • Manual deployment mode: This mode does not rely on the deployment scanner to trigger a deployment, but rather on a set of marker files to decide if the application needs to be deployed/redeployed

Automatic application deployment

Automatic application deployment consists of placing your application in the deployments folder, which is located at...