Java EE 8 on Java 9 - From Install to Deployment with OpenLiberty Server

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Hi Adam

I am trying to run this on windows 7 using the same JDK and Open Liberty versions as you.

I get a warning in console.txt:

Illegal reflective access by org.apache.aries.jndi.startup.Activator (file:/C:/wlp/lib/ to field javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.initctx_factory_builder

and an error:

CWWKZ0002E: An exception occurred while starting the application javaee8. The exception message was: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/xml/soap/SOAPException

I would be grateful if you have any suggestions


Posted by Neil on December 04, 2017 at 01:46 PM CET #

Hi Adam,

There is a nice Maven plugin which makes working with Open Liberty easier.

Posted by vsmid on December 05, 2017 at 10:02 PM CET #

I downloaded the latest development build of Open Liberty, and it now works on windows.

Posted by neil on January 20, 2018 at 12:56 PM CET #

Adam - You can run "./server run javaee8" and it will run in foreground or console mode.

Posted by Tom MCManus on March 20, 2018 at 02:39 PM CET #

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