Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

Here you will see how to configure MySQL datasource on Jboss application server and use for database connection in application. For this demo we will use Jboss 6.1.0.Final community version.

  • Create file name: mysqldb-ds.xml inside jboss-6.1.0.Final\server\default\deploy folder and paste below minimal configuration in it:

Note: Don’t forget to replace user name password and connection URL based on your data base configuration.

  • Copy mysql-connector-java-x.x.jar into jboss-6.1.0.Final\server\default\lib folder. You could download latest version of jar file from maven repository here
  • Start server: Go to jboss-6.1.0.Final\bin folder and double click run.bat file.
  • Once server is started open browser and type http://localhost:8080 (If your port is different than 8080 please change accordingly) . You will see below screen click Administration Console:

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

  • Enter log in id and password (Default is admin/admin). On administration console screen expand datasource and click Local Tx Datasources

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

  • You will see mysqldb-ds.xml got added as local Tx Datasource as below:

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

  • Click to open its configuration then click control tab –> Test Connection

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

  • If everything setup correctly you see result as below:

Jboss MySQL datasource configuration

  • That’s it for more information please refer Jboss documentation here

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