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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Nov 29th 2012

Start using this module

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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'erwbgy-jboss', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add erwbgy-jboss
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install erwbgy-jboss --version 0.1.0

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erwbgy/jboss — version 0.1.0 Nov 29th 2012


Puppet module to install JBoss products and set them up to run as Runit services under one or more users.

The recommended usage is to place the configuration is hiera and just:

include jboss

Example hiera config:

# JBoss Application Server
      - mysql-connector-java-5.1.21.jar
    group: jboss
    java_home: /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_07
    version: 7.1.1.Final
      - mysql-connector-java-5.1.21.jar
    java_home: /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_37
    version: 7.1.0.Final

# HornetQ
    group: jboss
    java_home: /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_07
    version: 2.2.14


All product classes take following parameters:

title: The user the product runs as

bind_address: The IP address listen sockets are bound to. Default: $::fqdn

extra_jars: Additional jar files to be placed in the repository/component/lib directory

group: The user's primary group. Default: 'jboss',

home: The parent directory of user home directories Default: '/home',

java_home: The base directory of the JDK installation to be used. Default: '/usr/java/latest',

java_opts: Additional java command-line options to pass to the startup script

version: The version of the product to install (eg. 4.5.1). Required.

Product zip files

Place the product zip files (eg. under the 'files' file store. For example if /etc/puppet/fileserver.conf has:

path /var/lib/puppet/files

the put the zip files in /var/lib/puppet/files.



  • Only the JBoss Application Server has been tested


License: Apache License, Version 2.0

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