Configuring JMS Resources

This section looks at the major administered objects that constitute the configuration of WebLogic’s JMS provider. To configure WebLogic JMS and related resources, you need to start up the Administration Console and then navigate to the Services/JMS node in the left pane. Here you can access and set up all the crucial JMS resources, such as the JMS servers, connection factories, physical destinations, JMS stores, and more.


A JMS server implements the actual messaging facilities. Each JMS server lives on a single WebLogic instance and hosts a number of messaging destinations. Thus, the WebLogic instance that actually hosts the destination is determined only once you target its JMS server to a WebLogic instance. Distributed destinations, however, deviate from this rule. Because a distributed destination provides a transparent layer above an existing set of server-specific physical destinations, they aren’t bound to any of the JMS servers. Note that multiple JMS servers may be hosted by the same WebLogic instance.

In order to configure a new JMS server, select the Servers node from the left pane of the Administration Console, and then click the “Configure a new JMS Server” link from the right pane. All the settings for the JMS server can be found under the Configuration tab. Here you must use the General tab to specify a logical name for the JMS server, to configure a JMS store for the persistent messages, to set the paging store for swapping in-memory ...

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