The Java EE 7 Tutorial


2.3 Starting the Administration Console

To administer GlassFish Server and manage users, resources, and Java EE applications, use the Administration Console tool. GlassFish Server must be running before you invoke the Administration Console. To start the Administration Console, open a browser at http://localhost:4848/.

Or, on Windows, from the Start menu, choose All Programs, then choose Java EE 7 SDK, then choose Administration Console.

2.3.1 To Start the Administration Console Using NetBeans IDE

  1. Click the Services tab.

  2. Expand Servers.

  3. Right-click the GlassFish Server instance and select View Domain Admin Console.


    NetBeans IDE uses your default web browser to open the Administration Console.