Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 2005Q4 SP5 Release Notes

Product Documentation

Sun Java System Web Server includes a complete set of product documentation, which can be found at

Sun Java System Web Server manuals are available as online files in PDF and HTML formats. References to Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 in the documentation also apply to Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP5. The following table lists the tasks and concepts described in each manual.

Table 3 Sun Java System Web Server Documentation Roadmap

For Information About 

See the Following 

Late-breaking information about the software and documentation 

Release Notes

Getting started with Sun Java System 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: 

  • Installing Sun Java System Web Server and its various components, supported platforms, and environments

  • Migrating from a previous version of Sun Java System Web Server

Installation and Migration Guide

The guide can also be accessed from your Web Server installation: server_root/manual/https/ig/

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 (J2EETM 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

Administrator’s Guide

The guide can also be accessed from your Web Server installation: server_root/manual/https/ag/

Using programming technologies and APIs to do the following: 

  • Extend and modify Sun Java System Web Server

  • Dynamically generate content in response to client requests

  • Modify the content of the server

Programmer’s Guide

Creating custom Netscape Server Application Programmer’s Interface (NSAPI) plug-ins 

NSAPI Programmer’s Guide

Implementing servlets and JavaServer PagesTM (JSPTM) technology in Sun Java System Web Server

Programmer’s Guide to Web Applications

Editing configuration files 

Administrator’s Configuration File Reference

Tuning Sun Java System Web Server to optimize performance 

Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Accessibility Features for People With Disabilities

To obtain accessibility features that have been released since the publishing of this media, consult Section 508 product assessments available from Sun upon request to determine which versions are best suited for deploying accessible solutions. Updated versions of applications can be found at: For information on Sun's commitment to accessibility, see