Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1 Quick Start Guide demonstrates key features of the GlassFish Server product and enables you to quickly learn the basics. Step-by-step procedures introduce you to product features and enable you to use them immediately.
This guide assumes that you have already obtained and installed the GlassFish Server 3.1 software. For more information about installing GlassFish Server 3.1, see the Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1 Installation Guide.
Instructions and examples in this guide that apply to all supported operating systems use the forward slash character (/) as path separators in all file names and commands. Ensure that you use the correct character for the system on which GlassFish Server is installed. For example:
UNIX, Linux, or Mac OS X systems: as-install/bin/asadmin
Windows systems: as-install\bin\asadmin
This guide provides basic information only. For comprehensive information about GlassFish Server and other entities mentioned in this guide, see For More Information.
To review additional details about this release before you begin using the software, see the Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1-3.1.1 Release Notes. The Release Notes provide important information about the GlassFish Server 3.1 release, including details about new features, information about known issues and possible workarounds, and tips for installing and working with GlassFish Server 3.1 software.