Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for Microsoft Windows


The SunTM JavaTM Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for Microsoft Windows contains the information you need to upgrade Sun Java Enterprise System (Java ES) software in a Windows Operating System. The Guide covers upgrade from Java ES 5 (Release 5) to Java ES 5U1 (Release 5U1).

This preface contains the following sections:

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for system administrators, or software technicians who wants to upgrade Java ES software. This guide assumes you are familiar with the following:

How This Book Is Organized

This guide includes the following chapters:

Related Books

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Books in This Documentation Set

The Sun Java Enterprise System manuals are available as online files in Portable Document Format (PDF) and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) formats. Both formats are readable by assistive technologies for users with disabilities.

The Sun Java Enterprise System documentation includes information about the system as a whole and information about its components. This documentation can be accessed at

The following table lists the system-level manuals in the Sun Java Enterprise System documentation set. The left column provides the name and part number location of each document and the right column describes the general contents of the document.

Table P–1 Java ES Documentation

Document Title 


Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Release Notes

Contains the latest information about Java ES, including known problems. In addition, components have their own release notes listed in the Release Notes Collection(

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Technical Overview

Introduces the technical and conceptual foundations of Java ES. Describes components, the architecture, processes, and features. 

Sun Java Enterprise System Deployment Planning Guide

Provides an introduction to planning and designing enterprise deployment solutions based on Java ES. Presents basic concepts and principles of deployment planning and design, discusses the solution life cycle, and provides high-level examples and strategies to use when planning solutions based on Java ES. 

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Planning Guide

Helps you develop the implementation specifications for the hardware, operating system, and network aspects of your Java ES deployment. Describes issues such as component dependencies to address in your installation and configuration plan. 

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Installation Guide for UNIX

Guides you through the process of installing Java ES. Also shows how to configure components after installation, and verify that they function properly. 

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Installation Reference for UNIX

Gives additional information about configuration parameters, provides worksheets to use in your configuration planning, and lists reference material such as default directories and port numbers. 

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for UNIX

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for Microsoft Windows

Provides instructions for upgrading to Java ES 5 Update 1 from previously installed versions. 

Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Monitoring Guide

Provides instructions for setting up the Monitoring Framework for each product component and using the Monitoring Console to view real-time data and create monitoring rules. 

Sun Java Enterprise System Glossary

Defines terms that are used in Java ES documentation.

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Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P–2 Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output 

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output 

machine_name% su



Placeholder: replace with a real name or value 

The command to remove a file is rm filename.


Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized 

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

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