JBOSGi 2.4.0.Final for WildFly 9 Released!

I am pleased to announce the release of JBOSGi 2.4.0.Final for WildFly 9.

This release targets WildFly 9.0.2 but should be compatible with all WildFly 9 minor releases, and contains OSGi component upgrades and WildFly 9 integration changes.

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JBOSGi 2.3.1.Final for WildFly 8.2.x Released

Announcing the release of JBOSGi 2.3.1.Final for WildFly 8.2.x.

This release contains stability improvements, enhances operating system compatibility and increases integration with WildFly module system.

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PicketLink and EARs on WildFly

PicketLink provides a wealth of security functionality, including identity management, federation and authorization in various forms. Unfortunately, WildFly 8.2 with PicketLink 2.7.0.Final suffers from integration issues and documentation gap that makes it very hard to deploy PicketLink in a multi-module enterprise application. The issues discussed below are described ad nauseam in PLINK-666.

This guide assumes you have PicketLink installed as a WildFly-scoped module rather than shipping PicketLink libraries in your EAR or WAR lib directory. Since I’m using PicketLink Subsystem for WildFly 8, this is the scenario described here. I have not found any evidence of anyone successfully using PicketLink when JARs were shipped in an EAR lib directory propagating PicketLink to subdeployments.

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