Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9.0 Update 1 Release Notes

Chapter 1 Overview

The Sun JavaTM System Application Server Platform Edition 9.0 Update 1 product is a Java EE 5 platform-compatible server for the development and deployment of Java EE applications and Java Web Services. Production use of this server is free of charge. Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition is free for development, deployment and redistribution. Customers interested in redistribution should contact Sun OEM sales for a redistribution license.

This document contains the following sections:

About These Notes

These Release Notes contain important information available at the time of release of Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9.0 Update 1. New features and enhancements, known issues and limitations, and other information are addressed here. Read this document before you begin using Application Server 9.0 Update 1.

The most up-to-date version of these release notes can be found at the Sun documentation Web site. 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

This section lists the revision history of these release notes.

Table 1–1 Release Notes Revision History

Revision Date 

Description 

October 2006 

FCS release of the Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9.0 Update 1 product. 

May 2008 

Added “System Virtualization Support” section. 

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Related Documentation

In addition to these Release Notes, the Application Server product includes an entire set of documentation.

The following table summarizes the books included in the Application Server Platform Edition core application documentation set.

Table 1–2 Books in This Documentation Set

Book Title 

Description 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Documentation Center

One stop location to access all Application Server topics. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Quick Start Guide

How to get started with the Sun Java System Application Server product. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Installation Guide

Installing the Sun Java System Application Server software and its components. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Application Deployment Guide

Information assembling and deploying Java EE applications on the Sun Java System Application Server. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Developer’s Guide

Creating and implementing Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE™ platform) applications intended to run on the Sun Java System Application Server that follow the open Java standards model for Java EE components and APIs. Includes general information about developer tools, security, assembly, deployment, debugging, and creating lifecycle modules. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Java EE Tutorial

Using Java EE 5 platform technologies and APIs to develop Java EE applications and deploying the applications on the Sun Java System Application Server. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Administration Guide

Configuring, managing, and deploying the Sun Java System Application Server subsystems and components from the Administration Console. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Administration Reference

Editing the Sun Java System Application Server configuration file, domain.xml.

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Upgrade and Migration Guide

Migrating your applications to the new Sun Java System Application Server programming model, specifically from Application Server 6.x, 7, and 8.x. This guide also describes differences between adjacent product releases and configuration options that can result in incompatibility with the product specifications.

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Troubleshooting Guide

Solving Sun Java System Application Server problems. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Error Message Reference

Solving Sun Java System Application Server error messages. 

Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Reference Manual

Utility commands available with the Sun Java System Application Server; written in manpage style. Includes the asadmin command line interface.

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