As we have mentioned, MBeans are typed components composed by an implementation class and a management interface that is exposed to external applications. As per JMX specifications, standard MBeans do not require implementing any server-specific interface. However, if you want to fully use the JBoss MBeans capabilities, you are strongly encouraged to write MBeans using JBoss service pattern.
Writing JBoss-style MBeans requires implementing the
ServiceMBean interface and extending the
ServiceMBeanSupport base class that provides a set of life cycle operations. The notifications inform an MBean service when it can create, start, stop, and destroy itself.
For example, if you are writing an MBean that needs a JNDI naming service ...