Understanding JBoss /bin directory

bin Directory README-service.txt     run.conf               twiddle.sh classpath.sh           run.conf.bat           wsconsume.bat jboss_init_hpux.sh     run.jar                 wsconsume.sh jboss_init_redhat.sh   run.sh                 wsprovide.bat jboss_init_suse.sh     service.bat             wsprovide.sh jbosssvc.exe           shutdown.bat           wsrunclient.bat password_tool.sh       shutdown.jar           wsrunclient.sh probe.bat               shutdown.sh             wstools.bat probe.sh               twiddle.bat             wstools.sh run.bat                 twiddle.jar

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JBoss AS ${jboss.home.dir}/bin directory contains startup/shutdown scripts, bootstrap libraries, Web Services, and server management utilities:

  • classpath.sh: A tool to determine JBoss classpaths (both client and server)
  • jboss_init_redhat.sh and jboss_init_suse.sh: JBoss system control scripts for RedHat and SuSE systems
  • probe.sh and probe.bat: used for discovering JBoss AS clusters.
  • run.sh and run.bat: Scripts for starting JBoss AS
  • run.jar: Bootstrap code for starting JBoss AS
  • service.bat: Script to manage JBoss as a Windows service.
  • shutdown.sh and shutdown.bat: Scripts for shutting down JBoss AS (including remote instances)
  • shutdown.jar: Bootstrap code for shutting down JBoss AS
  • twiddle.sh and twiddle.bat: Scripts for running JBoss AS command-line management client (based on JMX)
  • twiddle.jar: Bootstrap code for the JMX management (instrumentation) client
  • wsconsume, wsprovide, wsrunclient and wstools are utilities for Web Services.

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