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JMX connector settings

View the configuration for a JMX connector, which makes connections between server processes.

From the admin console, click...

        Servers > Server Types > WebSphere application servers > server_name > Administration > Administration services > JMX Connectors > connector_type.

(ZOS) The Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) connector, the RMI connector, the JMX Remote application programming interface (JSR 160) Remote Method Invocation (JSR160RMI) connector, or the Inter-Process Communications (IPC) connector connect to a controller (server). WebSphere Application Server for z/OS internally routes MBean requests from a controller to its servant regions as appropriate.


Type of the JMX connector.

Information Value
Data type Enumeration
Default SOAPConnector


For JMX connections using Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).


For JMX connections using RMI.


For JMX connections using JMX Remote application programming interface (JSR 160) Remote Method Invocation (JSR160RMI).


For JMX connections using Inter-Process Communications (IPC).

IPC_CONNECTOR_ADDRESS is a special end point. The end point can be assigned an IP address or can be defined as'localhost'. Editing a hostname definition from 'localhost' to any other <hostname> is not permitted if we plan to use this same server as a template to create another server in another node and which is to have an end point definition different than <hostname>.

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