PacktLib: WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

Preface

Installing WebSphere Application Server

Installation planning

Preparation and prerequisites

Graphical installation

Admin console

Silent installation

Summary

Deploying your Applications

Inside the Application Server

Application file types

Deploying an application

Starting and stopping your applications

Data access applications

Deploying a data access application

Using the application

Summary

Security

J2EE security

Global security

Summary

Administrative Scripting

Automation

The ws_ant tool

The wsadmin tool

Summary

WebSphere Configuration

File structure

XML configuration files

Important properties files

Logs

JVM settings

Class loaders

Summary

WebSphere Messaging

Java messaging

JMS API

WebSphere messaging

WebSphere MQ overview

Summary

Monitoring and Tuning

Tivoli Performance Viewer

PMI for external monitoring

Request metrics

Dynamic caching

JVM tuning

Summary

Administrative Features

The administrative agent

Removing the administrative agent

IBM HTTP Server

The WebSphere plugin

Summary

Administration Tools

Dumping namespaces

EAR expander

Oveview of the WebSphere Application Server toolkit

Summary

Product Maintenance

Understanding updates

Update process overview

Product update types

Preparing for updates

Locating updates

Update installers

Creating a backup

Installing a new Update Installer

Silent updates

Logs

Troubleshooting tips

Summary