The following sections describe the contents and organization of this guide—Node Manager Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebLogic Server.
This document describes how to configure and use Node Manager to control and manage servers within a WebLogic Server environment.
This document is a resource for system administrators and operators responsible for using Node Manager. It is relevant to all phases of a software project, from development through test and production phases.
It is assumed that the reader is familiar with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and Web technologies, object-oriented programming techniques, and the Java programming language.
The document is organized as follows:
This chapter, Chapter 1, "Introduction and Roadmap" describes the scope of the guide and lists related documentation.
Chapter 2, "Node Manager Overview" provides a general description of Node Manager and describes how it works within a WebLogic Server domain. It also provides detailed descriptions of the configuration and log files used by Node Manager.
Chapter 3, "General Node Manager Configuration" describes configuration procedures that are applicable to the both the Java and scripted versions of Node Manager.
Chapter 4, "Configuring Java Node Manager" describes the configuration procedures for the Java version of Node Manager.
Chapter 5, "Configuring Script Node Manager" describes the configuration procedures for the scripted version of Node Manager.
Chapter 6, "Using Node Manager" provides procedures for starting Node Manager and servers. This chapter also includes recommendations for starting servers to take advantage of WebLogic Server's failover and migration features.
For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.