Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.management.remote
Class JMXConnectorServerFactory

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.management.remote.JMXConnectorServerFactory

public class JMXConnectorServerFactory
extends Object

Factory to create JMX API connector servers. There are no instances of this class.

Each connector server is created by an instance of JMXConnectorServerProvider. This instance is found as follows. Suppose the given JMXServiceURL looks like "service:jmx:protocol:remainder". Then the factory will attempt to find the appropriate JMXConnectorServerProvider for protocol. Each occurrence of the character + or - in protocol is replaced by . or _, respectively.

A provider package list is searched for as follows:

  1. If the environment parameter to newJMXConnectorServer contains the key jmx.remote.protocol.provider.pkgs then the associated value is the provider package list.
  2. Otherwise, if the system property jmx.remote.protocol.provider.pkgs exists, then its value is the provider package list.
  3. Otherwise, there is no provider package list.

The provider package list is a string that is interpreted as a list of non-empty Java package names separated by vertical bars (|). If the string is empty, then so is the provider package list. If the provider package list is not a String, or if it contains an element that is an empty string, a JMXProviderException is thrown.

If the provider package list exists and is not empty, then for each element pkg of the list, the factory will attempt to load the class

pkg.protocol.ServerProvider

If the environment parameter to newJMXConnectorServer contains the key jmx.remote.protocol.provider.class.loader then the associated value is the class loader to use to load the provider. If the associated value is not an instance of ClassLoader, an IllegalArgumentException is thrown.

If the jmx.remote.protocol.provider.class.loader key is not present in the environment parameter, the calling thread's context class loader is used.

If the attempt to load this class produces a ClassNotFoundException, the search for a handler continues with the next element of the list.

Otherwise, a problem with the provider found is signalled by a JMXProviderException whose cause indicates the underlying exception, as follows:

If no provider is found by the above steps, including the default case where there is no provider package list, then the implementation will use its own provider for protocol, or it will throw a MalformedURLException if there is none. An implementation may choose to find providers by other means. For example, it may support the JAR conventions for service providers, where the service interface is JMXConnectorServerProvider.

Every implementation must support the RMI connector protocols, specified with the string rmi or iiop.

Once a provider is found, the result of the newJMXConnectorServer method is the result of calling newJMXConnectorServer on the provider.

The Map parameter passed to the JMXConnectorServerProvider is a new read-only Map that contains all the entries that were in the environment parameter to JMXConnectorServerFactory.newJMXConnectorServer, if there was one. Additionally, if the jmx.remote.protocol.provider.class.loader key is not present in the environment parameter, it is added to the new read-only Map. The associated value is the calling thread's context class loader.

Since:
1.5

Field Summary
static String DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER
          Name of the attribute that specifies the default class loader.
static String DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER_NAME
          Name of the attribute that specifies the default class loader MBean name.
static String PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_CLASS_LOADER
          Name of the attribute that specifies the class loader for loading protocol providers.
static String PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_PACKAGES
          Name of the attribute that specifies the provider packages that are consulted when looking for the handler for a protocol.
 
Method Summary
static JMXConnectorServer newJMXConnectorServer(JMXServiceURL serviceURL, Map<String,?> environment, MBeanServer mbeanServer)
          Creates a connector server at the given address.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER

public static final String DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER

Name of the attribute that specifies the default class loader. This class loader is used to deserialize objects in requests received from the client, possibly after consulting an MBean-specific class loader. The value associated with this attribute is an instance of ClassLoader.

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DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER_NAME

public static final String DEFAULT_CLASS_LOADER_NAME

Name of the attribute that specifies the default class loader MBean name. This class loader is used to deserialize objects in requests received from the client, possibly after consulting an MBean-specific class loader. The value associated with this attribute is an instance of ObjectName.

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Constant Field Values

PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_PACKAGES

public static final String PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_PACKAGES

Name of the attribute that specifies the provider packages that are consulted when looking for the handler for a protocol. The value associated with this attribute is a string with package names separated by vertical bars (|).

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PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_CLASS_LOADER

public static final String PROTOCOL_PROVIDER_CLASS_LOADER

Name of the attribute that specifies the class loader for loading protocol providers. The value associated with this attribute is an instance of ClassLoader.

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Method Detail

newJMXConnectorServer

public static JMXConnectorServer newJMXConnectorServer(JMXServiceURL serviceURL,
                                                       Map<String,?> environment,
                                                       MBeanServer mbeanServer)
                                                throws IOException

Creates a connector server at the given address. The resultant server is not started until its start method is called.

Parameters:
serviceURL - the address of the new connector server. The actual address of the new connector server, as returned by its getAddress method, will not necessarily be exactly the same. For example, it might include a port number if the original address did not.
environment - a set of attributes to control the new connector server's behavior. This parameter can be null. Keys in this map must be Strings. The appropriate type of each associated value depends on the attribute. The contents of environment are not changed by this call.
mbeanServer - the MBean server that this connector server is attached to. Null if this connector server will be attached to an MBean server by being registered in it.
Returns:
a JMXConnectorServer representing the new connector server. Each successful call to this method produces a different object.
Throws:
NullPointerException - if serviceURL is null.
IOException - if the connector server cannot be made because of a communication problem.
MalformedURLException - if there is no provider for the protocol in serviceURL.
JMXProviderException - if there is a provider for the protocol in serviceURL but it cannot be used for some reason.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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