Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.2 Developer's Guide

The asant Utility

Apache Ant 1.6.5 is provided with the Application Server and can be launched from the bin directory using the command asant. The Application Server also provides server-specific tasks for deployment; see asant Assembly and Deployment Tool. The sample applications provided with the Application Server use Ant build.xml files; see Sample Applications.

For more information about Ant, see the Apache Software Foundation web site at