Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 8.1 2005Q2 Update 2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo create an external resource

  1. In the left pane of the Admin Console, open the Application Server instance for the JNDI configuration to be modified.

  2. Open JNDI and select External Resources.

    If any external resources have been created already, they are listed in the right pane.

  3. To create a new external resource, click New.

  4. In the JNDI Name field, enter the name that is to be used to access the resource.

    This name is registered in the JNDI naming service.

  5. In the Resource Type field, enter a fully qualified type definition, as shown in the example above.

    The Resource Type definition follows the format,

  6. In the JNDI Lookup field, enter the JNDI value to look up in the external repository.

    For example, when creating an external resource to connect to an external repository, to test a bean class, the JNDI Lookup can look like this: cn=testmybean.

  7. In the Factory Class field, enter a JNDI factory class external repository, for example, com.sun.jndi.ldap.

    This class implements the javax.naming.spi.ObjectFactory interface.

  8. In the Description field, enter a description for the resource to be created.

    This description is a string value and can include a maximum of 250 characters.

  9. Mark the External Resource Enabled checkbox, to enable the external resource.

  10. Click OK to save the external resource.

Equivalent asadmin command


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