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.

This topic references one or more of the application server log files. As a recommended alternative, we can configure the server to use the High Performance Extensible Logging (HPEL) log and trace infrastructure instead of using SystemOut.log , SystemErr.log, trace.log, and activity.log files on distributed and IBM i systems. We can also use HPEL in conjunction with the native z/OS logging facilities. If we are using HPEL, we can access all of the log and trace information using the LogViewer command-line tool from the server profile bin directory. See the information about using HPEL to troubleshoot applications for more information on using HPEL.

For a stand-alone application server, click Servers > Server Types > WebSphere application servers > server_name > Administration Services > Web server plug-in configuration service to view this console page.

For a WAS Network Deployment configuration, if you are using the deployment manager, click System Administration > dmgr > Administration Services > Web server plug-in configuration service.

(dist) For IBM i and distributed platforms running in a WAS Network Deployment environment, the deployment manager SystemOut log contains the status of the automatic plug-in generation and propagation.

(dist) For IBM i and distributed platforms running in a Base or Express environment, the application server's SystemOut log contains the status of the automatic plug-in generation and propagation.

(zos) For the z/OS platform, the TSO JOB log contains the status of the automatic plug-in generation and propagation.


Enable automated web server configuration processing

The web server plug-in configuration service is selected by default. The service automatically generates the plug-in configuration file whenever the web server environment changes, with a few exceptions. For example, the plug-in configuration file is regenerated whenever one of the following activities occurs:

In WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment configurations, the plug-in configuration file does not regenerate when:

By default, this option is selected. Clear the field to disable automated web server configuration processing.


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