Web container inbound transport channel settings

Use this page to view and configure a web container inbound channel transport. This type of channel transport handles inbound web container requests from a remote client. To view this console page, click Servers > Server Types > WebSphere application servers > server_name > Web Container Settings > Web container > Web container transport chains > transport_chain > Web container inbound channel (transport_channel_name) .


Transport Channel Name

Name of the web container inbound transport channel.

The name field cannot contain the following characters: # \ / , : ; " * ? < > | = + & % '

This name must be unique across all channels in a WAS environment. For example, a web container inbound transport channel and a TCP transport channel cannot have the same name if they reside within the same system.

Information Value
Data type String


Discrimination weight

Priority this channel has in relation to the other channels in this transport chain. This property is only used when port sharing is enabled and the transport chain includes multiple channels to which it might forward data. The channel in the chain with the lowest discrimination weight is the first one given the opportunity to look at incoming data and determine whether or not it owns that data.

Information Value
Data type Positive integer
Default 0


Write buffer size

Amount of content in bytes to buffer unless the servlet explicitly calls flush/close on the response/writer output stream.

Information Value
Data type bytes
Default 32768 bytes


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