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JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration by Francesco Marchioni

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The new Web admin console

Historically, the JBoss AS has always provided a Web-based application to perform some administration and management tasks. Releases 4.x and earlier used the jmx-console to read/write and display the value of MBeans, which where the backbone of the application server. The jmx-console was indeed a useful tool, however, it also required some degree of experience in order to get started with it. Besides this, the information contained in this application was fragmented across many MBeans. For example, the datasource information was contained into four Mbeans, thus making it cumbersome to manage this resource.

The 5.x and 6.x release proposed a simpler to use approach made up of the Admin console, which was built as a Seam-Based ...

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