Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Administrator's Guide

Using Administration Console

After installing Sun Java System Web Server, use your browser to access the Administration Console.

The URL you use to navigate to the Administration Server page depends on the computer host name and the port number you choose for the Administration Server when you install Sun Java System Web Server. For example, if you installed the Administration Server with SSL port 1234, the URL will look like this:

You need to log in to the Administration Console to perform server administration. You set up the administrator user name and password when you install Sun Java System Web Server on your computer. The following figure shows the authentication screen:

Sun Java System Web Server 7.0

The first page you see when you access the Administration Server, is the common tasks page. You use the buttons on this page to manage, add, remove, and migrate your Sun Java System Web Servers. The common tasks page is shown in the following figure:

Sun Java System Web Server 7.0
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Clicking any of these tabs may result in child tabs appearing on the page. The actions provided by the child tabs are specific to the parent tab functionality.

The following figure shows the child tabs for a selected tab:

Sun Java System Web Server 7.0

Clicking on the tab opens pages in the same window. There are certain tasks that involves gathering data from the user in series of steps. The Administration Console has wizard interface for such tasks. These wizards always open up in a new window.

Help on Administration Console GUI Screens

All form elements and GUI components have a detailed inline help providing information on the validation and optional parameters. For wizard interface, at any step in the wizard, click on the help tab to get the help specific to the current task.