Administer web server plug-ins
- Use the same HTTP server to handle HTTP and HTTPS requests for multiple cells
In a multiple cell environment you might want to use the same HTTP server to send and receive HTTP and HTTPS requests for multiple cells. To accomplish this setup, you must merge the web server plug-in configuration files that are being used by the application servers in those cells into a single web server plug-in configuration file.
- Web server plug-in properties
Use this page to view or change the settings of a web server plug-in configuration file. The plug-in configuration file, plugin_cfg.xml, provides properties for establishing communication between the Web server and the Application Server.
- Web server plug-in configuration service property
Use this page to view or change the configuration settings for the web server plug-in configuration service.
- Application Server property settings for a web server plug-in
Use this page to view or change application server settings for a web server plug-in.
- HTTP plug-in cluster properties
Use this page to view or change HTTP plug-in properties that apply to the cluster.
- plugin-cfg.xml file
The plugin-cfg.xml file contains configuration information that determines how the web server plug-in forwards requests.
- Web server plug-in custom properties
For a web server plug-in, we can add one or more of the following custom properties to the configuration settings for that plug-in.
- Web server plug-in configuration properties
Web server plug-in configuration properties are set on various panels of the console. The table provided indicates on which panel a particular property is set.
- Web server plug-in tuning tips
Important tips for web server plug-in tuning include how to balance workload and improve performance in a high stress environment. Balancing workloads among application servers in a network fronted by a web server plug-in helps improve request response time.