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The Java Management Extensions (JMX) Technology Overview provides an introduction to JMX technology.

Before You Read This Book

To make full use of the information in the Java Management Extensions (JMX) Technology Overview, you should have knowledge of the following technology:

  • The Java programming language and its development environment
  • The Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) software

Some sections of this overview refer to the following protocols and specifications. You might want to investigate these areas further to gain a deeper insight into JMX technology:

  • The JavaBeans model
  • Remote Method Invocation (RMI)
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Service Location Protocol (SLP)
  • Jini Network Technology
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) API
  • Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE)
  • Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)
  • Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)

How This Book Is Organized

This document describes the JMX technology in the following chapters:

Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output
Edit your .login file.
Use ls -a to list all files.
% You have mail.
What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output
% su
Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized
Command-line variable; replace with a real name or value
Read Chapter 6 in the User’s Guide.
These are called class options.
You must be superuser to do this.
To delete a file, type rm filename.

Shell Prompts

C shell
C shell superuser
Bourne shell and Korn shell
Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser

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