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JBoss EAP 6.3 now available!

Posted by arungupta on August 7, 2014 at 8:23 PM PDT

JBoss EAP 6.3 is now available!

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This release brings continued progress on the road to making EAP the most manageable and secure Java EE 6-compliant Application Server for traditional and cloud based workloads. It also continues the core themes of the EAP 6 major version family of better user experience, improved manageability, and enhanced performance.

Where to download ?

For current customers with active subscriptions, the Beta can be downloaded from the customer support portal.

For community users developing applications that will be deployed on a supported EAP, the bits will soon be made available from www.jboss.org/products/eap under development terms & conditions, and questions can be posed to the EAP Forum.

Where are docs ?

Complete documentation is available on customer support portal, and here are quick links:

What's new ?

  • PicketLink enhancements
  • Domain recovery improvements
  • Support for PKCS11 keystores
  • Web management console
    • Patching available
    • Testing DataSources
    • Unified navigation labels
    • Opt-in analytics collection
  • Deployment overlay enhancement
  • Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Complete list of new features is described here.

Some of the features are available in Tech Preview mode such as WebSockets, adding/removing modules using JBoss CLI, multi-JSF and many more.

Features like JBoss OSGi, STOMP with HornetQ, mod_jk and mod_cluster with Apache on RHEL 7 and some others are not supported.

If you are looking for a Java EE 7-compliant Application Server, then download WildFly.

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