IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Administration and Configuration Guide for Liberty Profile

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


IBM® WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 includes a Liberty profile, which is a highly composable, dynamic application server profile. It is designed for two specific use cases: developers with a smaller production runtime, and production environments. For developers, it focuses on the tasks that a developer does most frequently, and makes it possible for the developer to complete those tasks as quickly and as simply as possible. For production environments, it provides a dynamic, small footprint runtime to be able to maximize system resources.

This IBM Redbooks® publication targets administrators of Liberty environments. It provides the information needed to create, configure, and manage Liberty servers. It includes information on managing multiple servers in an installation, including the use of the new administrative capabilities introduced in WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.7
The following publications are companion publications for this book:
WebSphere Application Server: New Features in V8.5.5, REDP-4870
WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Technical Overview, REDP-4855
IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Concepts, Planning, and Design Guide, SG24-8022
WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile Guide for Developers, SG24-8076.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview of WebSphere Application Server Liberty for administrators
Chapter 2. Liberty for the Cloud
Chapter 3. Installing and updating Liberty
Chapter 4. Working with Liberty profile servers
Chapter 5. Administering the WebSphere Liberty Profile
Chapter 6. Accessing databases
Chapter 7. Messaging applications
Chapter 8. Monitoring the Liberty server environment
Chapter 9. Problem determination tools
Chapter 10. Intelligent Management


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Last Update
21 September 2015

Planned Publish Date
04 December 2015

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