Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Enterprise Sample Guide


The Java Enterprise System Portal Server Enterprise Sample Guide describes how to customize a Enterprise Sample desktop.

Who Should Use This Book

This guide is for users with minimal Sun JavaTM System Portal Server experience, proof of concept builders, and evaluators. This guide is not a replacement for the existing Java Enterprise System Portal Server online documentation and training courses. This guide does not guide you through a full Portal Server deployment.

Before You Read This Book

Use this book in conjunction with the following books:

Related Books

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The Portal Server Enterprise Sample Guide is available as online files in Portable Document Format (PDF) and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) formats. Both formats are readable by technologies for users with disabilities. The Sun JavaTM System Portal Server documentation can be accessed here:

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Documentation, Support, and Training

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Typographic Conventions

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

Table P–1 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.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX® system prompt and superuser prompt for the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell 


C shell for superuser 


Bourne shell and Korn shell 


Bourne shell and Korn shell for superuser