WebSphere Application Server v8 Primer, Part-10 : Security


This an overview of security concept and new & enhanced features of security in WebSphere application server 8.

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WebSphere Application Server v8 Primer, Part-7 : High performance extensible logging (HPEL)


High Performance Extensible Logging (HPEL) is a log and trace facility that is provided as a part of WebSphere Application Server. HPEL provides a convenient mechanism for storing and accessing log, trace, System.err, and System.out information produced by the application server or your applications. It is an alternative to the basic log and trace facility, which provided the JVM logs, diagnostic trace, and service log files commonly named SystemOut.log/SystemErr.log, trace.log, and activity.log.

WebSphere Application Server v8 Primer, Part-6 : Application deployment by adding properties file to Monitored directory


The properties file based configuration feature can be used copy configuration properties from one environment to another. And also use the properties file to troubleshoot configuration issues and apply one set of configuration properties across multiple profiles, nodes, cells, servers or applications. The Monitored Directory deployment has extended to use the properties file to install, uninstall or update an application in version8.

WebSphere Application Server v8 Primer, Part-5 : Monitored Deployment


Monitored directory/deployment is a new, simple and fast way for administrators and developers to install, update, and uninstall applications by moving archive files in or out of a monitored directory.  A user who has prepackaged an application file with all required bindings specified can quickly deploy that application without having to resort to any tools other than a running application server, or, in a network deployment environment, a deployment manager.