“Make it so!”
—Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise-E commanding
wsadmin program can and should be considered a scripting engine for performing administrative tasks on an application server or its configuration. It can be used to execute individual commands or multiple commands in an interactive/interpretive fashion, or it can be used to execute script files. Just as Jean-Luc Picard commands the astronauts who control the starship Enterprise,
wsadmin commands and controls how WebSphere Application Server behaves and configures the way WebSphere Application Server starts.
The operating system being used defines how the
wsadmin program should be executed. The examples included in this chapter show how the command to start the ...