1 Introduction and Roadmap

This chapter describes the contents and organization of this guide—Administering the Store-and-Forward Service for Oracle WebLogic Server.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Document Scope and Audience

This document is a resource for system administrators responsible for configuring, managing, and monitoring the WebLogic Store-and-Forward service for use with WebLogic JMS and Web Services Reliable Messaging (WSRM).

The topics in this document are relevant to production phase administration, monitoring, or performance tuning topics. This document does not address the pre-production development or testing phases of a software project. For links to WebLogic Server documentation and resources for these topics, see Related Documentation.

It is assumed that the reader is familiar with WebLogic Server system administration. This document emphasizes the value-added features provided by WebLogic SAF and key information about how to use WebLogic Server features and facilities to maintain WebLogic Server in a production environment.

Guide to This Document

Related Documentation

This document contains SAF-specific configuration and maintenance information.

For comprehensive guidelines for developing, deploying, and monitoring WebLogic Server applications, see the following documents:

Samples and Tutorials for the System Administrator

In addition to this document, Oracle provides a variety of code samples and tutorials that show WebLogic Server configuration and API use, and provide practical instructions on how to perform key development tasks. Oracle recommends that you run some or all of the samples before configuring your own system.

New and Changed SAF 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 12.2.1.