Information and instructions on performing most of the administration tasks from the command line are provided in this document and in the asadmin utility help pages. For instructions on accessing asadmin online help, see To Display Help Information for the asadmin Utility or a Subcommand).
Information and instructions for accomplishing the tasks by using the Administration Console are contained in the Administration Console online help.
Instructions written for the GlassFish Server tools use standard UNIX® forward slashes (/) for directory path separators in commands and file names. If you are running GlassFish Server on a Microsoft Windows system, use backslashes (\) instead. For example:
The following additional documents address specific administration areas:
Installing GlassFish Server software; updating add-on components using the Update Tool
Verifying and deploying applications
Diagnosing and resolving problems