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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

Summary


In this chapter, we covered a wide variety of functionalities related to the deployment of applications. Applications are deployed differently, depending on whether they are deployed to a standalone server or to a domain of servers.

As far as standalone servers are concerned, an application can be deployed either automatically or manually. By default, packaged archives are deployed automatically. This means that all you need to do is place the archive within the standalone/deployments folder of the application server. Applications that are deployed manually (by default, exploded archives) need marker files to activate the deployment.

As far as domain servers are concerned, since the application server cannot determine which server group you want to target the deployment to, you need to specify this information when using either the command-line interface or the web admin interface.

One of the great advantages of using a domain of servers is the ability to deploy applications on single...