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WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By : Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie
Book Image

WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By: Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration Second Edition
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

The web admin console


Historically, the JBoss AS has always provided a web-based application to perform some administration and management tasks. Versions 4.x and earlier used the jmx-console to read/write and display the value of MBeans, which were the backbone of the application server. The jmx-console was indeed a useful tool; however, it also required some degree of experience to get started with. Besides this, the information contained in this application was fragmented across many MBeans. For example, the datasource information was contained in four MBeans, thus making it cumbersome to manage this resource.

The 5.x and 6.x release proposed a simpler-to-use approach made up of the admin console, which was built as a seam-based web application. Although the new admin console was a neat and simple application, some criticized it due to the fact that it consumed a good amount of memory and startup time.

WildFly continues to use the web console introduced in JBoss AS 7, which you already...