Web Server Update 3 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 and Update 2 releases, Web Server 7.0 Update 3 release brings the following value-additional features and enhancements to the product.
New features and enhancements are described in the sections below.
AIX 5.3 and 6.1 platform support has been provided in Web Server Update 3 release.
This Web Server update release introduces auto-deployment functionality that enables you to deploy one or more web applications, just by copying them to a designated directory. The server auto-deploys web applications that are in the form of web archives (.war files) or in a directory in which a web archive has been exploded.
For more information about auto-deployment feature in Web Server, see Auto-Deploying Web Applications in Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0.9 Developer’s Guide to Java Web Applications.