vFabric Web Server is available only as part of vFabric Cloud Application Platform, which in turn runs only on vSphere. This means that you install vFabric Web Server on virtual machines that run on the vCenter Server. These VMs can run Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu Linux, or Windows operating systems. Each type of operating system requires its own installation procedure.
When installing vFabric Web Server on a Red Hat Linux Enterprise
(RHEL) virtual machine, it is recommended that you use
from the VMware package repository.
Create a virtual machine on your vCenter Server and install RHEL on it. See Supported Platforms for the list of supported platforms for vFabric Web Server.
Log in to the RHEL VM as the
root user and start a
vfabric-5-repo RPM using the
rpm command. This RPM makes it easy for you to browse the
vFabric RPMs available from the VMware repository:
prompt# rpm -Uvh http://repo.vmware.com/pub/rhel5/vfabric/5/vfabric-5-repo-5-2.noarch.rpm
yum search vfabric command to view the list
of vFabric components that you can install from the VMware repository.
The vFabric Web Server RPM is called
From the RHEL VM on which you will install vFabric Web Server,
log in as the
Execute the following
prompt# yum install vfabric-web-server
yum command begins the install process,
resolves dependencies, and displays the packages it plans to
yum command automatically chooses the
appropriate RPM package based on your architecture (32- or 64-bit).
You can also install the RPM with a particular architecture by
specifying the appropriate suffix. For example, to install the 64-bit
prompt# yum install vfabric-web-server.x86_64
y at the prompt to begin the actual
If the installation is successful, you will see a
Complete! message at the end.
Installs vFabric Web Server into the
Sets the owner of all directories and files under