Chapter 11. JMX for the Administrator

For many network administrators, daily activities involve managing a wide variety of hardware devices. An enterprise setting requires the routers, gateways, bridges, and network servers to be managed and be manageable. For network administration, the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) has emerged and established itself as the de facto management protocol. Because service-based architectures, such as J2EE, become more common in these same enterprise environments, a need to manage large software systems has become apparent.

You saw earlier in this book how JMX enables you to manage software components and applications locally as well as remotely. ...

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