Use the administrative clients
The product provides a variety of administrative clients for deploying and administering your applications and application serving environment, including configurations and logical administrative domains.
Steps for this task (dependent on configuration)
- Using the administrative console
The administrative console is a graphical, browser-based tool.
- Getting started with scripting
Scripting is a non-graphical alternative that use to configure and administer your applications and application serving environment. The WebSphere Application Server wsadmin tool provides the ability to run scripts. The wsadmin tool supports a full range of product administrative activities.
- Using Ant to automate tasks
To support using Apache Ant with J2EE applications running on IBM WebSphere Application Server, the product provides a copy of the Ant tool and a set of Ant tasks that extend the capabilities of Ant to include product-specific functions.
- Using administrative programs (JMX)
The product supports access to the administrative functions through a set of Java classes and methods, under the Java Management Extensions (JMX) specification. You can write a Java program that performs any of the administrative features of the other administrative clients. You also can extend the basic product administrative system to include your own managed resources.
- Using command line tools
Several command-line tools are available that use to start, stop, and monitor WebSphere server processes and nodes. These tools work on local servers and nodes only. They cannot operate on a remote server or node.
Overview and new features for administering applications and their environments
Administering applications and their environments
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