geoserver on JBoss

This tutorial documents how to install various versions of geoserver onto various versions of JBoss.

geoserver 2.7.0 on JBoss AS 5.1

To install geoserver onto JBoss AS 5.1, the following is required:

  1. Create the file jboss-classloading.xml with the following content then copy it into the WEB-INF directory in the geoserver.war:

<classloading xmlns="urn:jboss:classloading:1.0"
  1. Extract the hsqldb-2.2.8.jar file from the WEB-INF/lib directory from the geoserver.war and copy it as hsqldb.jar to the common/lib directory in the JBoss deployment.

  2. Add the following text to the WEB-INF/web.xml file in the geoserver.war so that JBoss logging does not end up in the geoserver.log: