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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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Configuring monitored deployment with properties

A new feature of WAS 8 is the ability to configure—or reconfigure—applications deployed using the monitored deployment process, as covered in Chapter 3, Deploying your Applications. Now that we have seen how to use a property file to manage an application, it is worth a quick note to explain some key points about using properties files as part of monitored deployments.

You do not need to start wsadmin or enter any commands to deploy the application or module. Simply add a properties file to a monitored directory. The product runs the wsadmin applyConfigProperties command for you. We can use the exact same methods to install, update, and delete a deployed application or module contained in an application. The server must be running so that the product can detect changes to files in its monitored directory.


This procedure, listed in the following text, assumes that you use a graphical file browser to drag or copy the properties file. Alternatively...