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JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration by Francesco Marchioni

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Configuring the domain

As we said, one of the main advantages of setting up a JBoss AS domain is to control and manage the server configurations and deployments from a single centralized point. The domain configuration consists mainly of two files, which are placed by default in the JBOSS_HOME\domain\configuration folder:

  1. The domain.xml file describes the capabilities of your domain servers and defines the server groups that are part of the domain.
  2. The host.xml file is present on each host where the domain is installed and specifies the elements that are specific to the servers running on the host.

    Tip

    Overriding the default configuration files

    At any time, it's possible to change the default configuration filenames and their path. By adding the following ...

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