JMX Notification Model and Monitors

We have thus far described the JMX architecture, built our own custom MBeans, accessed WebLogic MBeans, and learned how to manage those MBeans in an MBean server. Now we'll add the last major component to our discussion of JMX and WebLogic Server: JMX MBean notifications.

The JMX notification model is built on the Java event model. Client applications are registered as notification listeners with MBeans that are event broadcasters through the implementation of certain interfaces. Triggered by events, the broadcasting MBean sends a notification object to all registered listeners. An additional class, the notification filter, can be used to filter events based on certain parameters.

The JMX specification restricts ...

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