I see Management portlet now !
It turns out that JBoss portal works with MySQL 4.1 but *does not work with MySQL 5.*
I also posted a "Mind Map: Install JBoss Portal (jboss-portal-2.2.1RC1-bundled)" at
It shows how to install JBoss Portal version "jboss-portal-2.2.1RC1-bundled".
Mind map was created by FreeMind.