Chapter 10. Administration Tools

In the preceding chapters, we have covered the core concepts of administering WebSphere Application Server (WAS). However, there are a number of other tools available, which we have not yet covered. In this chapter, we will be covering a few of the command-line tools shipped with WAS to help you with problem diagnosis when WebSphere or applications are not running as they should. We will also introduce the IBM Support Assistant, a very powerful WAS support tool, and walk through how to analyze a WAS log file using one of the many ISA add-ons.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Dumping namespaces
  • EAR expander
  • IBM Support Assistant (ISA)

Dumping namespaces

To diagnose a problem, you might need to collect ...

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