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Chapter 2. Introducing the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform

2.1. Intended Audience

This book has been written for corporate system administrators undertaking day-to-day administration, configuration and monitoring tasks with the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

2.2. Aim of This Book

Read this book in order to learn how to do a myriad of day-to-day tasks to maintain your corporation's installation of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform. User administration, logging, auditing, monitoring, security and troubleshooting are all covered in this guide. It is assumed that your system had already been installed and configured correctly as per the instructions in the Installation and Configuration Guide.

2.3. Back Up Your Data


Red Hat recommends that you back up your system settings and data before undertaking any of the configuration tasks mentioned in this book.

2.4. Red Hat Documentation Site

Red Hat's official documentation site is at There you will find the latest version of every book, including this one.

2.5. Variable Name: SOA_ROOT Directory

SOA Root (often written as SOA_ROOT) is the term given to the directory that contains the application server files. In the standard version of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform package, SOA root is the jboss-soa-p-5 directory. In the Standalone edition, though, it is the jboss-soa-p-standalone-5 directory.
Throughout the documentation, this directory is frequently referred to as SOA_ROOT. Substitute either jboss-soa-p-5 or jboss-soa-p-standalone-5 as appropriate whenever you see this name.

2.6. Variable Name: PROFILE

PROFILE can be any one of the server profiles that come with the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform product: default, production, all, minimal, standard or web. Substitute one of these that you are using whenever you see "PROFILE" in a file path in this documentation.