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Configuration IDs

Most recently modified on 2011-09-25
This article supplements the following sections of our book:
Chapter 8: The AdminConfig Object
page 150 to 154
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Configuration IDs enable the AdminConfig scripting object to find any element on the WAS configuration DOM tree. Configuration IDs contain:

  • a name. This part is optional
  • a relative path to the configuration file that contains the information for this element.
  • an xmi:id that identifies the element in the configuration file that holds the configuration information.

A pound sign -- # -- separates the relative path from the xmi:id. Parenthesis surround these two items.


The name of this element is "SimpleDemoMessageCluster". Its configuration file is in the config repository at "cells/KevinCell/clusters/SimpleDemoMessageCluster/cluster.xml" The element inside server.xml that holds actual configuration is "ServerCluster_1313783900940"

<topology.cluster:ServerCluster ... xmi:id="ServerCluster_1313783900940" name="SimpleDemoMessageCluster" preferLocal="true" nodeGroupName="SIBNodeGroup"> <members xmi:id="ClusterMember_1313784600145" memberName="q01" weight="2" uniqueId="1313784599101" nodeName="QNode"/> <members xmi:id="ClusterMember_1313784601097" memberName="q02" weight="2" uniqueId="1313784600372" nodeName="QNode"/> </topology.cluster:ServerCluster>

See also these related articles:
AdminConfig SyntaxThe WAS Configuration TreeConfiguration TypesConfiguration IDsShow and Tell (Part 1)Show and Tell (Part 2)Show and Tell (Part 3)Preserving ChangesModifyCreateConfiguration Validation (Part 1)Configuration Validation (Part 2)Almost Never Used Commands (Part 1)Almost Never Used Commands (Part 2)
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