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1.  Overview of GlassFish Server Administration

Default Settings and Locations

Configuration Tasks

Administration Tools

Instructions for Administering GlassFish Server

Part I Runtime Administration

2.  General Administration

3.  Administering Domains

4.  Administering the Virtual Machine for the Java Platform

5.  Administering Thread Pools

6.  Administering Web Applications

7.  Administering the Logging Service

8.  Administering the Monitoring Service

9.  Writing and Running JavaScript Clients to Monitor GlassFish Server

10.  Administering Life Cycle Modules

11.  Extending and Updating GlassFish Server

Part II Resources and Services Administration

12.  Administering Database Connectivity

13.  Administering EIS Connectivity

14.  Administering Internet Connectivity

15.  Administering the Object Request Broker (ORB)

16.  Administering the JavaMail Service

17.  Administering the Java Message Service (JMS)

18.  Administering the Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) Service

About JNDI

Java EE Naming Environment

How the Naming Environment and the Container Work Together

Naming References and Binding Information

Administering JNDI Resources

Administering Custom JNDI Resources

To Create a Custom JNDI Resource

To List Custom JNDI Resources

To Update a Custom JNDI Resource

To Delete a Custom JNDI Resource

Administering External JNDI Resources

To Register an External JNDI Resource

To List External JNDI Resources

To List External JNDI Entries

To Update an External JNDI Resource

To Delete an External JNDI Resource

Example of Using an External JNDI Resource

To Disable GlassFish Server v2 Vendor-Specific JNDI Names

19.  Administering Transactions

Part III Appendixes

A.  Subcommands for the asadmin Utility


Chapter 18

Administering the Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) Service

The Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) API is used for accessing different kinds of naming and directory services. Java EE components locate objects by invoking the JNDI lookup method.

The following topics are addressed here:

Instructions for accomplishing the tasks in this chapter by using the Administration Console are contained in the Administration Console online help.