1 Introduction and Roadmap

The following sections describe the contents and organization of this guide—Node Manager Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebLogic Server.

Document Scope and Audience

This document describes how to configure and use Node Manager to control and manage servers within a WebLogic Server environment.

This document is a resource for system administrators and operators responsible for using Node Manager. It is relevant to all phases of a software project, from development through test and production phases.

It is assumed that the reader is familiar with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and Web technologies, object-oriented programming techniques, and the Java programming language.

Guide to This Document

The document is organized as follows:

New and Changed Features in This Release

For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What’s New in Oracle WebLogic Server.