Custom service settings

Use this page to configure a service that runs in an application server.

To view this administrative console page, click Servers > Application servers > servername. Then, under Server Infrastructure, click Administration > Custom services >custom_service_name.

If you are developing a custom service for a node agent, click System administration > Node agents > node_agent_name. Then, under Additional Properties, click Custom services >custom_service_name to view this administrative console page.


Configuration tab

Enable service at server startup

Specifies whether the server attempts to start and initialize the service when its containing process (the server) starts. By default, the service is not enabled when its containing process starts.

Data type Boolean
Default false

External Configuration URL

Specifies the URL for a custom service configuration file.

If your custom services class requires a configuration file, specify the fully-qualified path name to that configuration file for the value. This file name is passed into your custom service class.

Data type String
Units URL


Specifies the class name of the service implementation. This class must implement the Custom Service interface.

Data type String
Units Java class name

Display Name

Name of the service.

Data type String


Describes the custom service.

Data type String


Specifies the class path used to locate the classes and JAR files for this service.

Data type String
Units Class path


See Also

Custom services


Related Tasks

Developing custom services