Setting up ant for automated composite management

All component management tasks that can be performed manually through the web-based Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control console can also be executed with a script through the command-line utility ant. In this section, we describe how to use ant to start up, shut down, activate, and retire composites, as well as package and deploy them. Oracle SOA Suite 11g ships all necessary ant scripts to perform these tasks, and they are quite easy to use.

Setting the environment

Here, we will describe how to set both Linux and Microsoft Windows based environments to allow you to run your ant commands through the command line. Your ant scripts do not have to be installed on the same machine running ...

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