The environment of the product applies to the configuring of Web server plug-ins, variables, and objects that you want consistent throughout a cell.
Web serversIn the WAS product, an application server works with a Web server to handle requests for Web applications. The application Server and Web server communicate using a WebSphere HTTP plug-in for the Web server.
Cell-wide settingsCell-wide settings are sets of configuration data that are stored in files in the cell directory. These configuration files are replicated to every node in the cell. Several different configuration settings apply to the entire cell. These settings include the definition of virtual hosts, shared libraries, and any variables that must be consistent throughout the entire cell.
VariablesA variable is a configuration property that> can be used to provide a parameter for any value in the system. A variable has a name and a value to use in place of that name wherever the variable name is located within the system.
Introduction: Cell-wide settings
Introduction: Web servers
Configuring WebSphere variables
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