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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.
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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
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JVM settings

An important part of configuring your application server JVM is through the use of JVM parameters. Since an application server is based on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), we can pass certain parameters to the JVM to set specific runtime settings. To view and change the JVM configuration for an application server's process, use the Java Virtual Machine page of the Administrative console.


It is also possible to use the wsadmin tool with Jython to change JVM configuration through scripting. However, this is beyond the scope of this book.

Changing JVM settings using the Administrative console

  1. In the Administrative console, go to Servers | Server Types | WebSphere application servers | <server_name>.

  2. Then, under Server Infrastructure, go to Java and process management | Process definition, select Java Virtual Machine (application server), and then set the field values for the JVM settings as required and click OK:

  3. Click Save to retain the changes. You must restart the application...