This promoted build provides all of the stability and capabilities of the V2 release, plus many new improvements of which one is support for the AIX platform. Please refer to the GlassFish V2 Update Release Wiki Page for details on improvements that are going into this release.
Promoted builds are weekly builds of GlassFish which have passed a minimum level of testing which includes the quicklook tests, a sub-set of CTS tests (representative collection of 418 J2EE 1.4 tests) and a sub-set of SQE tests (22 in number). A build is not promoted unless it passes all quicklook, CTS smoke and SQE smoke tests.
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|The majority of the GlassFish code is available under a dual license consisting of the Common Development and Distribution License ( CDDL) v1.0 and the GNU General Public License (GPL) v2. The following page contains details about the components in GlassFish and the licenses under which they are covered.|
To install and configure GlassFish you need to have JDK 5 or JDK 6 installed on your system. The configuration processing depends on Ant (1.6.5). The bundle includes an Ant distribution that has been extended with tasks to facilitate developing Java EE 5 applications for the application server.
% java -Xmx256m -jar filename.jarThis command will unbundle GlassFish and create a new directory structure rooted under a directory named 'glassfish'.
% cd glassfish
% chmod -R +x lib/ant/bin
% lib/ant/bin/ant -f setup.xmlOR for Windows:
% lib\ant\bin\ant -f setup.xml
For GlassFish V2 UR1 with Clustering supported installation, just change step 4 from the above installation
% lib/ant/bin/ant -f setup-cluster.xmlOR for Windows:
% lib\ant\bin\ant -f setup-cluster.xml
To get started with GlassFish, see the quick start guide.
The Open Sourcing Clustering features are included in this promotion.
Solaris SPARC Platform
Solaris x86 Platform
For information on bugs fixed in the GlassFish v2 Update 1 release, please look in the What's New Page