How to Install Wildfly Application Server in Windows 10

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Introduction

This article will focus on the process of Wildfly Application Server installation. The explanation about Wildfly Application Server exist in its official webpage in this link. In summary, as the general description available in that webpage, Wildfly Application Server is a powerful, modular, & lightweight application server that helps you build amazing applications.

Install Wildfly Application Server in Windows 10

The following is the step for installing Wildfly Application Server in Windows 10 :

  1. First of all, make sure that Java Development Kit (JDK) is already installed and available for further execution in every path for every tool needed such as Wildfly Application Server in this case. In order to run the Wildfly Application Server, it need Java Runtime Environment (JRE) which exist as part of the Java Development Kit (JDK) installation. Read the article in this link with the title of ‘How to Install JDK Java Development Kit in Microsoft Windows 10’ for further info about how to install Java Development Kit (JDK) in Windows 10.

  2. Download Wildfly. Just access the Wildfly Application Server exist in this link. Currently, just choose the link with the label of ‘Jakarta EE 8 Full & Web Distribution’. In this case, as an example it is a file with the name of ‘wildfly-26.0.1.Final.zip’.

  3. Move Wildfly Application Server’s installer from Downloads folder to drive C:\ as an example. Otherwise, just move to any specific location for further extraction. The result from the extraction process will later on become the root folder of the Wildfly Application Server.

  4. So, extract the compressed Wildfly Application Server download file installer. If the extraction process is in drive C:\, it will have the output result from the extraction process as ‘C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final’.

  5. Check the content of the folder ‘C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final’. There is a higher possibility that the folder will have an inner folder with the same name. So, there will be a folder with the path of ‘C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final\wildfly-26.0.1.Final’. In order to make it shorter, just move the most inner folder with the name of ‘wildfly-26.0.1.Final’ to drive ‘C:\’. In the end, there will be only one folder with the name of ‘wildfly-26.0.1.Final’ which exist in drive ‘C:\’. So, the content of the folder in ‘C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final’ in the Command Prompt will be exist as follows :

    Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.22000.556]
    (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    
    C:\Users\Personal>cd \
    
    C:\>cd wildfly-26.0.1.Final
    
    C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final>dir
    Volume in drive C is Windows-SSD
    Volume Serial Number is CA30-19A4
    
    Directory of C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final
    
    03/17/2022 08:55 AM <DIR> .
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> .installation
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> .well-known
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> appclient
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> bin
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM 19,358 copyright.txt
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> docs
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> domain
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM 456,439 jboss-modules.jar
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM 26,530 LICENSE.txt
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> modules
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM 2,162 README.txt
    03/17/2022 09:15 AM <DIR> standalone
    01/20/2022 10:43 AM <DIR> welcome-content
    4 File(s) 504,489 bytes
    10 Dir(s) 287,224,172,544 bytes free
    
    C:\wildfly-26.0.1.Final>

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