Intelligent Management: middleware descriptor administrative tasks

We can use the middleware descriptor administrative tasks to list the middleware descriptors and versions, display or change middleware descriptor information, and modify the middleware descriptor discovery interval.

Use the following commands to manage the middleware descriptors in the environment:


listMiddlewareDescriptors

The listMiddlewareDescriptors command lists the installed middleware descriptors in the cell.

Required parameters

None

Return value

The command returns a list of the middleware descriptors, for example:

jboss_server
application_server
liberty_server
phpRuntime
customhttp_server
wasceRuntime
apacheWebServerRuntime
apache_server
weblogic_server
tomcat_server

Batch mode example


listMiddlewareDescriptorVersions

The listMiddlewareDescriptorVersions command lists which versions have specific information provided in the middleware descriptors.

Required parameters

Return value

A list of versions that have specific information provided in the middleware descriptor. For example:

Batch mode example

Interactive mode


showMiddlewareDescriptorInformation

The showMiddlewareDescriptorInformation command displays the contents of the specified middleware descriptor.

Required parameters

Return value

An example of the command output follows:

wasceRuntime:
        Discovery Interval: 4 min
         Version: default                 install.locations:win.install.loc="C:\\Program
Files\\IBM\\WebSphere\\AppServerCommunityEdition;C:\\Program Files
(x86)\\WebSphere\\AppServerCommunityEdition"
                install.locations:unix.install.loc="/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServerCommunityEdition"
                install.locations:foreign.discovery.class="com.ibm.ws.xd.agent.discovery.wasce.WASCEDiscoveryPlugin"
                timeOutGroup:startTimeOutValue="300000"
                timeOutGroup:stopTimeOutValue="300000"

Batch mode example

Interactive mode


modifyMiddlewareDescriptorProperty

We can use the modifyMiddlewareDescriptorProperty command to edit the middleware descriptor properties.

Required parameters

Return value

None.

Batch mode example

Interactive mode


modifyMiddlewareDescriptorDiscoveryInterval

We can use the modifyMiddlewareDescriptorDiscoveryInterval command to modify the discovery interval of the selected middleware descriptor.

Required parameters

Return value

None.

Batch mode example

Interactive mode


Related tasks

  • Configure middleware descriptors