Chapter 9. Connectors and Protocol Adaptors
The JMX specification does not currently define the distributed services level of the management architecture. To remotely manage the MBean server, the management application needs to use either a connector or a protocol adaptor to connect to the server. In this chapter, you will see one possible implementation for an RMI-based JMX connector. Also, you will see how the JMX model can be adapted to a Management Information Base (MIB) model via an SNMP adaptor.
Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI) is the Java approach to the remote procedure call (RPC) mechanism. In the first part of this chapter, you will build an RMI-based connector that enables you to ...