Apache Felix – OSGi Service Platform

Apache Felix is an open source implementation of the OSGi Release 4 core framework specification. The OSGi framework is a module system and service platform for the Java programming language that implements a complete and dynamic component model which is called bundle. These bundles can be installed, started, stopped, updated and uninstalled without rebooting the system.

Apache Felix Installtion
1. Download the Apache Felix package at Apache Felix Website

2. Extract the .zip/.tar.gz

Start Apache Felix
1. Go to the Apache Felix folder

2. Start the Apache Felix platform by

  • java -jar binfelix.jar


3. List the registered services by ps


4. List the available commands by help


There are install, start, stop, update and uninstall commands for user to manage the OSGi service.

Done =)


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