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WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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Chapter 5. WebSphere Configuration

This chapter covers key areas important to the administration and functioning of WAS and deployed applications. We will cover the WebSphere file system and key XML configuration files which make up the core of the WebSphere configuration. We will also cover class loading and how WebSphere provides several levels of class-loader configuration for your application server and applications via the Admin console.

In this Chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • WebSphere file structure
  • XML configuration files
  • Logs
  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM) settings
  • Class loading

File structure

Thus far, we have installed WebSphere, deployed a few applications, and run some administrative scripts, and even changed some security options ...

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