How to make a JBoss AS/EAP accessible from remote locations.



This tutorial shows how to make a JBoss AS/EAP accessible from remote locations.

Per default, a newly installed JBoss AS or EAP is only accessible from the machine it is installed on.
This is done to prevent access to the Application Server before security settings are applied.

Once the server is properly configured, you need to make the following changes in order to access the server from a remote address:

  1. Go to the Application Server Management page on http://127.0.0.1:9990 on the machine the server is running on (or the machine ip address if remote management is enabled)
  2. Login with the administrator account
  3. Select the “Profile” View
  4. Go to section “General Configuration > Interfaces”
  5. Select Interface “public”
  6. Change the Inet Address to “${jboss.bind.address:0.0.0.0}”
  7. Press save
  8. Restart the server.

The server log should now show the following message: