Chapter 1. Introduction to Red Hat Middleware Management 7.0.TechPreview


This release of Red Hat Middleware Management is a technical preview. Technology Previews provide early access to upcoming product innovations, letting you to test new features and provide feedback during the development process. Technology Preview releases are not intended for production use. For more information see the Red Hat Customer Portal.

1.1. Middleware Management Overview

Middleware management in CloudForms is a provider based on the Hawkular open source project. The middleware provider extends CloudForms management capabilities to JBoss Middleware application containers running in managed virtual machines, hosts, and Linux containers. The provider delivers inventory, events, metrics, and power operations.

When feature complete, the middleware provider will replace the current Red Hat middleware management offering, JBoss Operations Network.

1.2. Getting Support

If you experience difficulty with a procedure described in this documentation, visit the Red Hat Customer Portal at Through the customer portal, you can:

  • Search or browse through the Red Hat Knowledgebase of technical support articles about Red Hat products
  • Submit a support case to Red Hat Global Support Services (GSS)
  • Access other product documentation

If you have a suggestion for improving this guide or have found an error, please submit a Bugzilla report at against JBoss Middleware Manager for the Documentation component. Please provide specific details, such as the section number, guide name, and CloudForms version so we can easily locate the content.