For up-to-date product documentation, see the IBM MobileFirst Foundation Developer Center.


MobileFirst Server push service configuration details

The push service is packaged as a WAR application for you to deploy to the application server. You need to make some specific configurations for this application.

Before proceeding, review Manual installation on WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment for the configuration details that are common to all services.

The push service WAR file is in mfp_install_dir/PushService/mfp-push-service.war.

You must define the context root as /imfpush. Otherwise, the client devices cannot connect to it as the context root is hardcoded in the SDK.


Mandatory JNDI properties

We can set JNDI properties with the WebSphere Application Server administration console. Go to Applications > Application Types > WebSphere enterprise applications > application_name > Environment entries for Web modules and set the entries.

You need to define the following properties:

If MobileFirst Analytics is configured, define the following JNDI properties:

For more information about the JNDI properties, see List of JNDI properties for MobileFirst Server push service.


Data source

Create the data source for the push service and map it to jdbc/imfPushDS.

Parent topic: Manual installation on WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment