Chapter 17. Administering Spring
This chapter covers
- Setting up the Spring Boot Admin
- Registering client applications
- Working with Actuator endpoints
- Securing the Admin server
A picture is worth a thousand words (or so they say), and for many application users, a user-friendly web application is worth a thousand API calls. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a command-line junkie and a big fan of using curl and HTTPie to consume REST APIs. But, sometimes, manually typing the command line to invoke a REST endpoint and then visually inspecting the results can be less efficient than simply clicking a link and reading the results in a web browser.
In the previous chapter, we explored all of the HTTP endpoints exposed by the Spring Boot Actuator. As HTTP endpoints ...