Enterprise Manager - JNLP Configuration


In BBj 13.0 and higher, the Enterprise Manager Java app has been superseded by a new browser Enterprise Manager and Eclipse plug-in. See the new Enterprise Manager - JNLP: Settings.

In BBj 10.0 and higher, the Enterprise Manager introduces JNLP (Java Network Launch Protocol) configuration. See also Running BBj Thin Client With Java Web Start.

JNLP Configuration

Description

The JNLP Configuration screen displays all available configurations.


Keystore

Path to the keystore for signing jars.

Keystore Password

Password to use for accessing the keystore.

Private Key

Identifier for the private key for signing jars.

Private Key Password

The password to use for accessing the private key.

Built in applications

List of demonstration applications available.

Run Application

Checkbox permitting BBj to run the selected application.

Application Link

The URL to run the selected application.

New JNLP Application

Create a new Web start application.

Application Summary

Description

Summary information for the selected application.

Application Name

Name of the application. This name is included in your application's URL.

Application Link

The URL where BBjServices will make your application available.

Private Key

Identifier for the private key for signing jars.

Title

Title field of the JNLP file. This is displayed to the user when downloading.

Vendor

Vendor field of the JNLP file.

Short Description

A short summary of your application.

JNLP Information

Description

Information included in the JNLP tag.

JNLP Version

Version of the JNLP specification this application requires.

Codebase

The URL where clients will download jars. This field is automatically generated.

JNLP URL

The URL of the JNLP file. This field is automatically generated.

Application Version

Optional. The version number of this application.

Platform Information

Description

By default, one global configuration section is available for all platforms. You may customize Titles and Icons based on platform and Java-specific version information.

Operating System

The name of the new operating system.

Architecture

The architecture of the new operating system.

Platform

JVM version for the new section.

Locale

Geographic region to select for character encoding.

Platform Information

Description

By default, configurations are available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. Additional platforms may be created with this screen.

Title Title of the application, displayed to the user.
Vendor The vendor of the application.
Home Page URL to display to the user for more information.
Description Long description of the application
Short Description A short description, displayed to the user when downloading.
One Line Description A one line description.
Offline Allowed Enable the application to run even when it can't connect to the server. This is generally not useful for BBj, however if one computer serves the JNLP file, and a second computer runs BBjServices, this option allows clients to connect to BBjServices even if unable to connect to the JNLP server.
Short cut Directs Web start to create a shortcut in the JNLP launcher.
Desktop Directs Web start to create a shortcut on the desktop.
Menu Name of the menu item to install under within the JNLP launcher.
Sub Menu Name of the sub menu to install under within the JNLP launcher.
Add Icon Add an icon for this configuration.

Icon Information

Description

By default, configurations are available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. Additional platforms may be created with this screen.

Icon URL The URLof the icon to display.
Icon Type The kind of icon to display, one of: default, selected, disabled, rollover, splash or shortcut.
Width Width of icon in pixels.
Height Height of icon in pixels.
Depth The depth attribute of the icon element describes the color depth of the image in bits-per-pixel. Common values are 8, 16 or 24.

Java Information

Description

The specific version of Java; virtual machine arguments may be configured with this screen.

Java Version Describes the versions of the JDK that this application is supported on.
Java URL The location from where the JDK should be downloaded.
VM Arguments Preferred set of virtual machine arguments to use when launching Java.
Initial Heap The initial heap size of the Java heap.
Maximum Heap The maximum heap size of the Java heap.

Jar Information

Description

Application specific jars may be added and configured on the Jar Information screen.


Jar Information Location of the jar file as a URL .
Version Describes the version of the jar requested.
Download The Download attribute indicates if this element must be downloaded before an application is launched (eager), or not (lazy).
Size Size of the jar in bytes.
Part Describes the name of the group it belongs too.

Native Library Information

Description

Application specific native libraries may be added and configured on the Native Library Information screen.


Relative URL Location of the native library as a URL.
Version Describes the version of the library requested.
Download The Download attribute indicates if this element must be downloaded before an application is launched (eager), or not (lazy).
Size Size of the library in bytes.
Part Describes the name of the group it belongs too.

Property Information

Description

Java -D properties may be specified with the Property Information screen.


Name The name of the property to be passed to the Java Virtual Machine
Value Value of the named property.

BBj Argument Information

Description

Command line arguments to be passed to BBj.


Configuration file Name of the configuration file on the remote machine to use.
Classpath Specifies the session-specific classpath for the session.
Debug Invokes BBj in debug mode. In this mode, when BBj drops to console, debugging takes place in the BBjWinConsole.
Terminal The alias of a terminal specified in the configuration file. FID(0) will return this alias in the Thin Client program.
User Specifies the user account to be used for Data Server and AppServer access.
Look and Feel This specified the look and feel the BBj session uses.
INF Any BBj Thin Client JVM that is started with the same INF tag, will attempt to share resources with any other BBj Thin Client with the same tag.
Load only Loads but does not run the specified program.
Local port Specifies the Port Request Server's (PRS) port. The executable connects to the PRS to get the appropriate port to use to connect to the ThinClientProxyServer. By default, the PRS uses port 2008. The PRS's port may be changed using the Enterprise Manager.
Remote port Specifies the ThinClientServer's (TCS) port on the remote machine.
Secure Client Specifies a secure connection between the Thin Client and the Thin Client Server.
Supress splash screen Suppresses the start-up message.
Working Directory Specifies the server directory in which BBj will start.
Application Associates the Sysconsole settings with a particular application so that the size, font, and position of the Sysconsole are saved when the session and is closed and recalled when the Sysconsole is invoked again with a particular application name.
Name Same as Application.
Program Args Name of the program on the remote machine to run, and any additional arguments to be passed to that program.








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