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Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1 Upgrade Guide
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1.  GlassFish Server Upgrade Compatibility Issues

Binary-Compatible Releases For GlassFish Server 3.1

New Default Installation Directory

Changes to Group Management Service Settings

Application Client Interoperability

Node Agent Support

HADB and hadbm Command Support

Command Line Interface: The asadmin Command

Deprecated asadmin Subcommands

Deprecated, Unsupported, and Obsolete Options

Applications That Use Java DB

Applications That Use Persistence

HTTP Service to Network Service Changes

Changes to Dotted Names

Changes to asadmin Commands

Remapping of HTTP Service Attributes and Properties

New Network Service Elements and Attributes

NSS Cryptographic Token Support

2.  Upgrading an Installation of Application Server or GlassFish Server


Changes to Group Management Service Settings

The functionality of the Group Management Service (GMS) has not changed since Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v2.1.1, but the names of GMS settings have been changed in the Administration Console to make them more understandable. These changes are made automatically during the upgrade process.

Changes to settings on the Edit Group Management Service page in the Administration Console are summarized in the following table.

Table 1-1 GMS Administration Console Settings Changes from 2.1.1 to 3.1

Old Setting Name
New Setting Name
Protocol Maximum Trial
Maximum Missed Heartbeats
Protocol Timeout
Heartbeat Frequency
Ping Timeout
Group Discovery Timeout
Verified Timeout
Failure Verification Wait Time

The Merge Protocol settings from Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v2.1.1 are not supported and have been removed.