Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 8.2 Administration Guide

Related Documentation

The http://docs.sun.comSM web site enables you to access Sun technical documentation online. You can browse the archive or search for a specific book title or subject.

You can find a directory of URLs for the official specifications at install-dir/docs/index.htm. Additionally, the following resources might be useful.

General J2EE Information:

The J2EE 1.4 Tutorial:

The J2EE Blueprints:

Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies by Deepak Alur, John Crupi, & Dan Malks, Prentice Hall Publishing

Java Security, by Scott Oaks, O’Reilly Publishing

Programming with Servlets and JSP files:

Java Servlet Programming, by Jason Hunter, O’Reilly Publishing

Java Threads, 2nd Edition, by Scott Oaks & Henry Wong, O’Reilly Publishing

Programming with EJB components:

Enterprise JavaBeans, by Richard Monson-Haefel, O’Reilly Publishing

Programming with JDBC:

Database Programming with JDBC and Java, by George Reese, O’Reilly Publishing

JDBC Database Access With Java: A Tutorial and Annotated Reference (Java Series), by Graham Hamilton, Rick Cattell, & Maydene Fisher


Javadocs for packages provided with the Application Server are located in install-dir/docs/api.

Books in This Documentation Set

The Sun Java System Application Server manuals are available as online files in Portable Document Format (PDF) and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

The following table summarizes the books included in the Application Server core documentation set.

Table P–7 Books in This Documentation Set

Book Title  


Release Notes

Late-breaking information about the software and the documentation. Includes a comprehensive, table-based summary of the supported hardware, operating system, JDK, and JDBC/RDBMS. 

Quick Start Guide

How to get started with the Application Server product. 

Installation Guide

Installing the Application Server software and its components. 

Developer’s Guide

Creating and implementing JavaTM 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EETM platform) applications intended to run on the Sun Java System Application Server that follow the open Java standards model for J2EE components and APIs. Includes general information about developer tools, security, assembly, deployment, debugging, and creating lifecycle modules.

J2EE 1.4 Tutorial

Using J2EE 1.4 platform technologies and APIs to develop J2EE applications and deploying the applications on the Sun Java System Application Server. 

Administration Guide

Configuring, managing, and deploying the Sun Java System Application Server subsystems and components from the Administration Console. 

Administration Reference

Editing the Sun Java System Application Server configuration file, domain.xml.

Upgrade and Migration Guide

Migrating your applications to the new Sun Java System Application Server programming model, specifically from Application Server 6.x and 7. This guide also describes differences between adjacent product releases and configuration options that can result in incompatibility with the product specifications. 

Troubleshooting Guide

Solving Sun Java System Application Server problems. 

Error Message Reference

Solving Sun Java System Application Server error messages. 

Reference Manual

Utility commands available with the Sun Java System Application Server; written in manpage style. Includes the asadmin command line interface.

Other Server Documentation

For other server documentation, go to the following: