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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By : Steve Robinson
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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By: Steve Robinson

Overview of this book

Administrators require a secure, scalable, and resilient application infrastructure to support the development of JEE applications and SOA services. IBM’s WebSphere Application Server is optimized for this task, and this book will ensure that you can utilize all that this tool has to offer with the exciting new features of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide is fully revised with details of the new functionality of WebSphere Application Server 8.0, including the new installation GUI, managed deployment, and HPEL. With this book in hand, you will be equipped to provide an innovative, performance-based foundation to build, run, and manage JEE applications and SOA services.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 has been tuned for higher performance out of the box, and numerous enhancements have been made to give you as an administrator more options for increasing runtime performance. This book will allow you to utilize all of these features, including HPEL logging and disabling WebSphere MQ Messaging. You will be taken through how to configure and prepare WebSphere resources for your application deployments, and by the end of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, you will be able to successfully manage and tune your WebSphere 8.0 implementation.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
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Chapter 5. Administrative Scripting

As a WebSphere Application Server (WAS) administrator, you will soon find that doing administration manually becomes laborious when you have a large number of administration tasks to perform. Whether you work for a large organization or not, you will need to deploy many applications into your WAS environments. Sometimes the same deployment will be repeated time and time again. In Chapter 3, Deploying your Applications, we learned how to manually deploy an EAR file using the Administration console. We found that, depending on the type of application being deployed, there could be many configuration elements involved before an application is considered ready for runtime use. To speed up deployments and make them more consistent and controllable, we need to look at how we can automate our deployments. It is also important that we are able to automate the configuration of WAS, which can save many hours of manual administrative efforts. In this chapter, we...