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GlassFish Administration

By : Xuekun Kou
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GlassFish Administration

By: Xuekun Kou

Overview of this book

To build a powerful production environment for your Java EE systems, you need a great application server, and the skills to manage it. This book gives you all that you are looking for. This book will help you gain the necessary skills to install, configure, tune, and troubleshoot GlassFish so that you can fully unleash its power. It will teach you how to use the GlassFish application server, with a special focus on administration tasks. It presents the GlassFish administrative tasks in a logical sequence, with each chapter focusing on a specific topic. Starting with installation and moving through configuration, this book takes a careful look at the administration console so that you get a complete understanding of GlassFish and its administrative features. It will help you understand how to deploy Java EE, Ruby on Rails and other supported applications to GlassFish, and how to configure the necessary resources for these applications. You will also learn how to maintain, tune, and troubleshoot your GlassFish server. Also includes a bonus chapter introducing Glassfish v3.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
GlassFish Administration
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Configuring the Application Client Container (ACC)

GlassFish supports the Application Client Container (ACC). The ACC includes required Java libraries and resources that can be distributed with Java client programs to a different Java Virtual Machine. The ACC manages the execution of Java EE application client components (application clients), which are used to access a variety of Java EE services (such as JMS resources, EJB components, web services, security, and so on).

The ACC communicates with the GlassFish using RMI-IIOP protocol and manages the details of RMI-IIOP communication using the client ORB that is bundled with it. The ACC also determines when authentication is needed. The ACC integrates with the GlassFish's authentication system. It also supports SSL (Secure Socket Layer)/IIOP if configured and when necessary.

The package-appclient command bundled in GlassFish can be used to pack the application client container libraries and jar files into an appclient.jar file. After copying...