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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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Chapter 9. Administrative Features

The administrative agent is a new feature since WAS 7. It provides a single interface to administer multiple standalone application servers. The administrative agent can manage multiple nodes (an application server registered to a WebSphere Application Server (WAS) cell is called a node) and provides a common Administrative console to administer the registered nodes. Using this method reduces the need to have separate Administrative consoles for each application server. In this chapter, we will also cover IBM HTTP Server and the WebSphere plugin. The plugin allows IBM HTTP Server (IHS) to be used in web application architecture designs, where you may want static web content to be served by a web server (IHS) ...

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