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Administrative Infrastructure comprises of the framework that goes into configuration and monitoring of the distributed server components, interaction of various administrative tools with administrative tools, a public API to assist independent administrative client development, life cycle management of the server side entities like domains and servers, interaction with operating platform to leverage some of the system services and provision to extend the built in management functionality to exploit self healing capabilities.There are various JSRs that the infrastructure is based on, most notably: JMX (JSR 003) and JSR77.

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The majority of the GlassFish code is available under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) v1.0  The following page contains details about the components in GlassFish and the licenses under which they are covered.

The overall infrastructure can be represented in the following diagram:


Following are the areas that cover the principal components of administrative infrastructure

Subcomponent CVS Location Comments, Other links etc.
Configuration Management admin-core/config-api
JMX Connector Infrastructure jmx-remote/rjmx-impl
Domain Lifecycle Management    
Appserver Process Control (Launcher)    
JSR 77 Implementation    
Monitoring Framework    
Custom MBean Framework    
Operating System Interfacing    
Public and Private MBeans    



Unit/Acceptance Tests


Supporting Documentation



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