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JBoss Fuse - Make your JBoss EAP Fuse ready!

In the upcoming release of JBoss Fuse 6.2.1, we are going to support running Camel on EAP. That means now you can now run Camel Route in JBoss EAP. But first thing first, how do we get our JBoss Enterprise application server ready?

JBoss EAP is a very modularized architecture, which allows you to add/remove the modules that you do not need when starting up this JavaEE standard container. The modules are called subsystems in JBoss EAP. By placing the libraries, dependencies setting in EAP, and setup the subsystem in the configuration xml (default is standalone.xml or domain.xml depends on your mode). You can basically plug and run your libraries in JBoss EAP. So JBoss Fuse will do the same thing by add a subsystem called "camel".

Don't worry about the whole technical details, because in JBoss Fuse 6.2.1 you will receive a patch file, that will automatically does all the hard work for you! For those of people who has not install JBoss EAP before, all you have to do is to download JBoss EAP 6.4.0, and startup the installer.

You will then have the JBoss EAP ready to go, to make your EE container JBoss Fuse ready, please download the fuse-eap-installer-6.2.1.redhat-xxx.jar, which is the patch that installed the camel subsystem.

Place the fuse-eap-installer-6.2.1.redhat-xxx.jar under where you installed the EAP container. and then run

java -jar fuse-eap-installer-6.2.1.redhat-xxx.jar

You will notice there are few patching script created for you under bin folder, and also libraries installed under modules folder. Don't worry about this for now, the most important after patching, is you will find several new configuration sample xml under standalone/configuration and domain/configurations.

  • domain-camel.xml
  • standalone-camel.xml
  • standalone-full-camel.xml 

and it will also change your default configurations,

  • domain.xml
  • standalone.xml
  • standalone-full.xml
  • standalone-ha.xml
  • standalone-full-ha.xml

You will also find the there are management consoles installed too.

So, now go to bin/ and run or standalone.bat if you are on windows, then you are ready!


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