Chapter 4. Technology Preview

Warning

The following configurations and features are provided as technology previews only. They are not supported for use in a production environment, and may be subject to significant future changes. See this note on the Red Hat Customer Portal on the support scope for Technology Preview features.

EJB and JNDI over HTTP/HTTPS with HTTP Load Balancer

Performing EJB and JNDI invocations using the HTTP protocol so that requests are mapped directly to HTTP requests is a technology preview feature in JBoss EAP 7.1. You can invoke EJBs over an HTTP load balancer. This can be done using the EJB/naming client APIs. For more information, see EJB Invocation Over HTTP in the Developing EJB Applications.

Modern Enterprise Web Applications with Server-side JavaScript on JVM

JBoss EAP 7.1 allows you to write server-side JavaScript, using JDK 8 Nashorn capabilities, to quickly develop REST endpoints that can pull in CDI beans, perform JNDI lookups, and invoke JPA entity beans. The undertow subsystem provides this capability as technology preview only.

Server-sent Events in Java (SSE)

An implementation of the server-sent event model in Java is provided as technology preview for users working with mobile and rich clients. This includes only the server implementation.

Configuring the Security Manager Subsystem Using the Management Console

In JBoss EAP 7.1, the ability to configure the security-manager subsystem from the management console is provided as technology preview only.

Download Maven Repository Using the Offliner Application

JBoss EAP 7.1 provides the ability to use the Offliner application to download the Maven repository as technology preview only. For more information, see Download the JBoss EAP Maven Repository Using the Offliner Application in the Development Guide.

Elytron Features

The following Elytron features are provided as technology preview only:

  • Using a filesystem-realm, which is a simple security realm definition backed by the file system.
  • Using a modifiable custom-realm, which is a custom security realm that implements org.wildfly.security.auth.server.ModifiableSecurityRealm.
  • Operations for identity manipulation on a ldap-realm or jdbc-realm.

Management CLI Match Regular Expression Operator

The match regular expression (~=) operator for management CLI if-else control flow is provided as technology preview only. For more information, see Use if-else Control Flow in the Management CLI Guide.