Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 Release Notes

What's New in This Release

Web Server 7.0 Update 4 is an update release to Web Server 7.0. In addition to the features and enhancements in Web Server 7.0 and Web Server 7.0 Update 1, Update 2 and Update 3 releases, Web Server 7.0 Update 4 release brings the following value-additional features and enhancements to the product. New features and enhancements are described in the sections below.


This Web Server update release includes addition of environment variables REQUEST_URI and SCRIPT_FILENAME in CGI and FastCGI subsystems. These variables are set by default for both CGI and FastCGI on Apache and many PHP applications including WordPress.

For information on issues related to these variables, see Problem ID 6785490 in Core.

default-sun-web.xml Support

default-sun-web.xml support has been provided in Web Server Update 4 release. For Admin server's LDAP authorization, default-sun-web.xml support is necessary and this will enable the group Id's to be configured.

OpenSolaris 2008.11 Support

OpenSolaris 2008.11 support has been provided in Web Server Update 4 release. OpenSolaris 2008.11 is the latest release of the OpenSolaris Operating System, a powerful, secure, stable, highly scalable and complete operating environment for users, developers and deployers.