Sun Java System Administration Server Release Notes for Microsoft Windows
Sun Java System Administration Server Release Notes for Microsoft Windows
Version 5.2 2005Q1
Part Number 819-1575-10
These Release Notes contain important information available at the time of release of Sun Java System Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1 for Windows. Known issues and limitations, and other information are addressed here. Read this document before you begin using Administration Server 5.2.
The most up-to-date version of these release notes can be found at the Sun Java System documentation web site: http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/coll/AdministrationServer_05q1. Check the web site prior to installing and setting up your software and then periodically thereafter to view the most up-to-date release notes and product documentation.
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Release Notes Revision History
Table 1 Revision History
Description of Changes
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About Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1
Administration Server and Server Console are provided by the Sun Java Enterprise System installer as a single installable component for managing your Sun Java System server software. Server Console is a stand-alone Java application that works in conjunction with an instance of Directory Server and an instance of Administration Server. It acts as the front-end management application for Sun Java System software, finding all servers and applications registered in your configuration directory, displaying them in a graphical interface, and allowing you to manage and configure them, as well as add or edit user information.
This section includes:
What’s New in Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1
Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1 is a maintenance release of Administration Server 5.2 2004Q2. No new features have been introduced in this release of the product.
For information about the bugs fixed in Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1, see Important Information.
The Administration Server commands are now documented as man pages. For more information, see Documentation Notes.
Hardware and Software Requirements
The following software is required for Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1.
As Administration Server is installed to manage other servers, the RAM and disk space provisions for those other servers need to be added to the following provision to obtain realistic, overall requirements.
Table 2 Windows Hardware and Software Requirements
Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Service Pack 4
Bugs Fixed in This Release
This section covers the following Topics:
For information about installation information, see the following sections:
General Installation Information
If you run Administration Server as Administrator, all commands initiated by the administration user will also be run as Administrator. The same rules of confidentiality and security to the administration password must applicable to the Administrator of your server.
Product Version Number
In some parts of the Administration Server documentation and console, the version number of the product is referred to as 5.2. Administration Server 5 2005Q1 is a maintenance release of Administration Server 5.2.
Localized documentation is posted to http://docs.sun.com/ as it becomes available.
Known Issues and Limitations
This section describes the known issues and limitations of Admin Server 5.2 2005Q1 for Windows. For a list of the known issues and limitations in the component, refer to the following Release Notes: http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-7610.
Error message not displayed (6215658)
After Admin Server is SSL enabled, it prompts to restart in the command mode. When you ignore the promt and try to restart from the Admin Server tasks “Restart Button,” the server fails to restart but pretends to restart. A proper error message is not displayed.
Sun Java System Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1 does not contain any files which you can redistribute.
How to Report Problems and Provide Feedback
If you have problems with Sun Java System Administration Server, contact Sun customer support using one of the following mechanisms:
- Sun Software Support services online at
- The SunSolve support website at
So that we can best assist you in resolving problems, please have the following information available when you contact support:
- 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
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