Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0.9 Release Notes

Web Server Documentation

Web Server Documentation Set

The Web Server documentation set describes how to install and administer the Web Server. The URL for Web Server documentation is

For an introduction to Web Server, refer to the books in the order in which they are listed in the following table.

Table 14 Web Server Documentation

Document Title 


Documentation Center

Web Server documentation topics organized by tasks and subject 

Release Notes

  • Late-breaking information about the software and documentation

  • Supported platforms and patch requirements for installing Web Server

Installation and Migration Guide

Performing installation and migration tasks: 

  • Installing Web Server and its various components

  • Migrating data from Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 or Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 to Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0

Administrator’s Guide

Performing the following administration tasks: 

  • Using the Administration and command-line interfaces

  • Configuring server preferences

  • Using server instances

  • Monitoring and logging server activity

  • Using certificates and public key cryptography to secure the server

  • Configuring access control to secure the server

  • Using Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) security features

  • Deploying applications

  • Managing virtual servers

  • Defining server workload and sizing the system to meet performance needs

  • Searching the contents and attributes of server documents, and creating a text search interface

  • Configuring the server for content compression

  • Configuring the server for web publishing and content authoring using WebDAV

Developer’s Guide

Using programming technologies and APIs to do the following: 

  • Extend and modify Web Server

  • Dynamically generate content in response to client requests and modify the content of the server

NSAPI Developer’s Guide

Creating custom Netscape Server Application Programmer’s Interface (NSAPI) plug-ins 

Developer’s Guide to Java Web Applications

Implementing Java Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technology in Web Server 

Administrator’s Configuration File Reference

Editing configuration files 

Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Tuning Web Server to optimize performance 

Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting Web Server 

CLI Reference Manual

Administration commands that allow you to administer the Web Server through the CLI  

Documentation, Support, and Training

The Oracle web site provides information about the following additional resources:

Searching Oracle Product Documentation

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