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WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned that WebSphere has several tools which allow automation. Scripts can be run which can either configure WebSphere or manage the runtime process, such as, stopping and starting servers and/or applications. We looked at the two most common tools used in WebSphere automation—wsadmin and ws_ant. We explained that ws_ant is based on Apache Ant and can be used to do basic deployments and installs, however it is really only suited for development environments. The wsadmin tool, however, can be used to configure all elements of WebSphere and provides an extensive set of methods which can configure the internals of WebSphere. Larger enterprises typically implement Jython using wsadmin as opposed to ws_ant. However, both ...

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