Sun Java System Administration Server (Administration Server) and Server Console together provide a graphical tool that lets you manage Directory Server, Directory Proxy Server, andMessaging Server. The Administration Server processes requests for servers installed in a server group under the same root directory, and then starts the programs required to fulfill the requests.
Server Console is a stand-alone Java application that works in conjunction with an instance of Directory Server and an instance of Administration Server on your network. Server Console acts as the front-end management application for Java ES software in your enterprise.
The Java ES installer provides Server Console and Administration Server together as a single installable component.