|Sun ONE Web Server 6.1 Administrator's Configuration File Reference|
About This Guide
This guide discusses the purpose and use of the configuration files for Sun™ Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Web Server 6.1, including server.xml, magnus.conf, and mime.types, and provides comprehensive lists of the elements and directives in these configuration files.
This preface contains information about the following topics:
Who Should Use This Guide
The intended audience for this guide is the person who administers and maintains the Sun ONE Web Server.
This guide assumes you are familiar with the following topics:
Using the Documentation
The Sun ONE Web Server manuals are available as online files in PDF and HTML formats at:
The following table lists the tasks and concepts described in the Sun ONE Web Server manuals.
Table 1 Sun ONE Web Server Documentation Roadmap
For Information About
See the Following
Late-breaking information about the software and documentation
Getting started with Sun ONE Web Server, including hands-on exercises that introduce server basics and features (recommended for first-time users)
Getting Started Guide
Performing installation and migration tasks:
Installation and Migration 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™ 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE™ platform) 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
Using programming technologies and APIs to do the following:
Creating custom Netscape Server Application Programmer’s Interface (NSAPI) plugins
NSAPI Programmer’s Guide
Implementing servlets and JavaServer Pages™ (JSP™) technology in Sun ONE Web Server
Programmer’s Guide to Web Applications
Editing configuration files
Administrator’s Configuration File Reference Guide
Tuning Sun ONE Web Server to optimize performance
Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide
How This Guide Is Organized
This guide has the following chapters:
This section describes the types of conventions used throughout this guide:
- Font conventions include:
- The monospace font is used for sample code and code listings, API and language elements (such as function names and class names), file names, pathnames, directory names, and HTML tags.
- Italic type is used for code variables.
- Italic type is also used for book titles, emphasis, variables and placeholders, and words used in the literal sense.
- Bold type is used as either a paragraph lead-in or to indicate words used in the literal sense.
- Installation root directories are indicated by install_dir in this document.
By default, the location of install_dir on UNIX-based platforms is:
On Windows, it is:
If you have problems with your system, contact customer support using one of the following mechanisms:
- The online support web site at:
- The telephone dispatch number associated with your maintenance contract
Please have the following information available prior to contacting support. This helps to ensure that our support staff can best assist you in resolving problems:
- Description of the problem, including the situation where the problem occurs and its impact on your operation
- Machine type, operating system version, and product version, including any patches and other software that might be affecting the problem
- Detailed steps on the methods you have used to reproduce the problem
- Any error logs or core dumps