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JBoss 4.0 - The Official Guide


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  • Copyright 2004
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 648
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32648-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32648-6

If you need to understand how JBoss works, why not learn it from the people who created it? JBoss 4.0 — The Official Guide is the authoritative resource recognized as the official print documentation for JBoss 4.0. The only book for advanced JBoss users, this guide presents a complete understanding to configuring and using JBoss 4.0. It is fully up-to-date with the new features and changes in JBoss 4.0, including those used to integrate development with Eclipse, incorporate Aspect-Oriented Programming and implement J2EE 1.4 functionality months ahead of the commercial competition. Get under the hood and explore everything that JBoss 4.0 can offer you with JBoss 4.0 — The Official Guide.



The example files developed in the book - 2.7 MB -- examples.zip

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapters

Naming on JBoss

Naming on JBoss

Table of Contents


1. Installing and Building the JBoss Server.

    Getting the Binary Files


    Installing the Binary Package

    Directory Structure

    The Default Server Configuration File Set






































      deploy/management/console-mgr.sar and web-console.war



      deploy/scheduler-service.xml and schedule-manager-service.xml



    Basic Installation Testing

    Booting from a Network Server

    Building the Server from Source Code

    Accessing the JBoss CVS Repositories at SourceForge

    Understanding CVS

    Anonymous CVS Access

    Obtaining a CVS Client

    Building the JBoss Distribution Using the Source Code

    Building the JBoss Distribution Using the CVS Source Code

    An Overview of the JBoss CVS Source Tree

    Using the JBossTest Unit Testsuite

2. The JBoss JMX Microkernel.


    An Introduction to JMX

    The JBoss JMX Implementation Architecture

    The JBoss ClassLoader Architecture

    Class Loading and Types in Java

    JBoss XMBeans

    Connecting to the JMX Server

    Inspecting the Server: The JMX Console Web Application

    Connecting to JMX Using RMI

    Command-Line Access to JMX

    Connecting to JMX Using Any Protocol

    Using JMX as a Microkernel

    The Startup Process

    JBoss MBean Services

    Writing JBoss MBean Services

    Deployment Ordering and Dependencies

    The JBoss Deployer Architecture

    Deployers and Class Loaders

    Exposing MBean Events via SNMP

    The Event to Trap Service

    Remote Access to Services, Detached Invokers

    A Detached Invoker Example: The MBeanServer Invoker

    Adaptor Service

    JRMPInvoker: RMI/JRMP Transport

    PooledInvoker: RMI/Socket Transport

    IIOPInvoker: RMI/IIOP Transport

    JRMPProxyFactory: Building Dynamic JRMP Proxies

    HttpInvoker: RMI/HTTP Transport

    JRMPInvoker: Clustered RMI/JRMP Transport

    HttpInvoker: Clustered RMI/HTTP Transport

    HttpProxyFactory: Building Dynamic HTTP Proxies

    Steps to Expose Any RMI Interface via HTTP

3. Naming on JBoss.

    An Overview of JNDI

    The JNDI API

    J2EE and JNDI: The Application Component Environment

    The JBossNS Architecture

    The Naming InitialContext Factories

    Accessing JNDI over HTTP

    Accessing JNDI over HTTPS

    Securing Access to JNDI over HTTP

    Securing Access to JNDI with a Read-only Unsecured Context

    Additional Naming MBeans

4. Transactions on JBoss.

    Transaction and JTA Overview

    Pessimistic and Optimistic Locking

    The Components of a Distributed Transaction

    The Two-phase XA Protocol

    Heuristic Exceptions

    Transaction Identities and Branches

    JBoss Transaction Internals

    Adapting a Transaction Manager to JBoss

    The Default Transaction Manager

    UserTransaction Support

5. EJBs on JBoss.

    The EJB Client-Side View

    Specifying the EJB Proxy Configuration

    The EJB Server-Side View

    Detached Invokers: The Transport Middlemen

    The HA JRMPInvoker: Clustered RMI/JRMP Transport

    The HA HttpInvoker: Clustered RMI/HTTP Transport

    The EJB Container

    The EJBDeployer MBean

    The Container Plug-in Framework

    Entity Bean Locking and Deadlock Detection

    Why JBoss Needs Locking

    The Entity Bean Life Cycle

    Default Locking Behavior

    Pluggable Interceptors and Locking Policy


    Advanced Configurations and Optimizations

    Running Within a Cluster


6. Messaging on JBoss.

    JMS Examples

    A Point-to-Point Example

    A Pub-Sub Example

    An Example of a Pub-Sub with a Durable Topic

    An Example of P2P with MDB 

    JBossMQ Overview

    The Invocation Layer Services

    The SecurityManager Service

    The DestinationManager Service

    The MessageCache Service

    The StateManager Service

    The PersistenceManager Service


    JBossMQ Configuration and MBeans

    The org.jboss.mq.il.jvm.JVMServerILService MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.il.uil2.UILServerILService MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.il.http.HTTPServerILService MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.server.jmx.Invoker MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.server.jmx.InterceptorLoader MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.sm.jdbc.JDBCStateManager MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.security.SecurityManager MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.server.jmx.DestinationManager MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.server.MessageCache MBean

    The org.jboss.mq.pm.jdbc2.PersistenceManager MBean

    Destination MBeans

    Specifying the MDB JMS Provider

    The org.jboss.jms.jndi.JMSProviderLoader MBean

    The org.jboss.jms.asf.ServerSessionPoolLoader MBean

    Integrating Non-JBoss JMS Providers

7. Connectors on JBoss.

    JCA Overview

    An Overview of the JBossCX Architecture

    The BaseConnectionManager2 MBean

    The RARDeployment MBean

    The JBossManagedConnectionPool MBean

    The CachedConnectionManager MBean

    A Sample Skeleton of a JCA Resource Adaptor

    Configuring JDBC Datasources

    Configuring Generic JCA Adaptors

8. Security on JBoss.

    J2EE Declarative Security Overview

    Security References

    Security Identity

    Security Roles

    EJB Method Permissions

    Web Content Security Constraints

    Enabling Declarative Security in JBoss

    An Introduction to JAAS

    What Is JAAS?

    The JBoss Security Model

    Enabling Declarative Security in JBoss, Revisited

    The JBossSX Architecture

    How JaasSecurityManager Uses JAAS

    The JaasSecurityManagerService MBean

    The JaasSecurityDomain MBean

    An XML JAAS Login Configuration MBean

    The JAAS Login Configuration Management MBean

    Using and Writing JBossSX Login Modules

    The DynamicLoginConfig Service

    The Secure Remote Password (SRP) Protocol

    Providing Password Information for SRP

    Inside the SRP Algorithm

    Running JBoss with a Java 2 Security Manager

    Using SSL with JBoss and JSSE

    Configuring JBoss for Use Behind a Firewall

    Securing the JBoss Server

    The jmx-console.war Service

    The web-console.war Service

    The http-invoker.sar Service

    The jmx-invoker-adaptor-server.sar Service

9. Web Applications.

    The Tomcat Service

    The Tomcat server.xml File

    The Connector Element

    The Engine Element

    The Host Element

    The DefaultContext Element

    The Logger Element

    The Valve Element

    Using SSL with the JBoss/Tomcat Bundle

    Setting the Context Root of a Web Application

    Setting Up Virtual Hosts

    Serving Static Content

    Using Apache with Tomcat

    Using Clustering

    Integrating Third-Party Servlet Containers

    The AbstractWebContainer Class

10. MBean Services Miscellany.

    System Properties Management

    Property Editor Management

    Services Binding Management

    Scheduling Tasks

    The org.jboss.varia.scheduler.Scheduler MBean

    The Log4j Service MBean

    RMI Dynamic Class Loading

11. The CMP Engine.

    Example Code 

    Enabling CMP Debug Logging

    Running the Examples

    The jbosscmp-jdbc Structure

    Entity Beans

    Entity Mapping

    CMP Fields

    CMP Field Declaration

    CMP Field Column Mapping

    Read-only Fields

    Auditing Entity Access

    Dependent Value Classes

    Container-Managed Relationships

    CMR-field Abstract Accessors

    Relationship Declaration

    Relationship Mapping

    Declaring Queries

    Declaring Finders and Selects

    Declaring EJB-QL Queries

    Overriding the Mapping of EJB-QL to SQL




    EJB-QL 2.1 and SQL92 Queries

    BMP Custom Finders

    Optimized Loading

    A Loading Scenario

    Load Groups


    The Loading Process

    Commit Options

    The Eager-Loading Process

    The Lazy-Loading Process

    Lazy-Loading Result Sets


    Optimistic Locking

    Entity Commands and Primary Key Generation

    Existing Entity Commands

    JBoss Global Defaults

    A Sample jbosscmp-jdbc.xml Defaults Declaration

    Datasource Customization

    Type Mapping

    Function Mapping


    User Type Mappings

12. Web Services.

    JAX-RPC Service Endpoints

    Enterprise JavaBean Endpoints

    Web Services Clients-A JAX-RPC Client

    Service References

13. Hibernate.

    The Hibernate MBean

    Hibernate Archives

    Using Hibernate Objects

    Using a HAR File Inside an EAR File

    The HAR Deployer

14. Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) Support.

    JBoss AOP: EJB-Style Services for Plain Java Objects

    Why AOP?

    Basic Concepts of AOP

    Joinpoints and Invocation

    Advice and Aspects

    Introducing Pointcuts

    Introductions and Mixins

    Building JBoss AOP Applications

    Compiling to Bytecode

    Compiling Annotations

    AOP Instrumentation

    The JBoss AOP Deployer

    Installing the Latest jboss-aop.deployer Service

    Configuring the AOP Service

    The Prepackaged Aspects Library

    Packaging and Deploying AOP Applications to JBoss

    Using Prepackaged Aspects

    Developing Your Own Aspects

    Packaging and Deploying Custom Aspects

Appendix A. The GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

    GNU General Public License


    Terms and Conditions for Copying, Distribution, and Modification

    How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs

Appendix B. Example Installation.



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