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Spring Beans: Table

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The following table lists all the Spring beans that are contained in the current application. Click on the Bean ID to view the configuration of a particular Spring bean.

A Spring bean is a Java object that is instantiated, assembled, and managed by a Spring container, which is a Spring application context. A Spring application contains one or more Spring beans.

A Spring application can contain multiple application contexts, which can be either independent of each other or organized in a hierarchy. However, the Administration Console does not take this into consideration, but rather, lists Spring beans in all application contexts. Refer to the Application Context column of the table to determine the application context to which a particular Spring bean belongs.

NOTE: You must start the application that contains the Spring beans to be able to view their configuration.

Column Display

You can show fewer or additional data points on this page by expanding Customize this table and modifying the Column Display list. Each data point displays in its own table column.

The following table lists all of the data points that you can display in columns on this page.

Name Description
Bean ID

Name of the Spring bean.

MBean Attribute:

Application Context

Display name of the application context that this Spring bean is defined in. The application context is the Spring Inversion of Control (IoC) container.

MBean Attribute:

Bean Class Name

Class name of this Spring bean, as defined in the application context of the Spring application.

MBean Attribute:


The name of the resource that this bean definition comes from. May be empty if the bean is implicitly registered.

MBean Attribute:


Role hint of this bean definition. The role is one of ROLE_APPLICATION, ROLE_SUPPORT, or ROLE_INFRASTRUCTURE.

MBean Attribute:


Scope of this bean. The scope is "singleton", "prototype", or other web specific or user defined values.

MBean Attribute:

Parent Bean ID

Name (Id) of parent bean definition.

MBean Attribute:


Whether this is a singleton Spring bean. There is just one instance of a singleton bean per bean definition per application context.

MBean Attribute:


Whether this Spring bean is "abstract". An abstract bean definition can be used as a base for other definitions but cannot be instantiated.

MBean Attribute:

Lazy Init

Whether this bean should be lazily initialized. A lazy initialized bean is not created until it is needed.

MBean Attribute:

Autowire Candidate

Whether this bean is a candidate to be autowired to other beans.

MBean Attribute:

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