GlassFish Crib Sheet

I’ve listed below some of the more common uses of the Glassfish asadmin command. Hopfully this is a useful crib sheet showing how to do some of the more common administration/day-to-day tasks in Glassfish.

You can get a complete list of commands by typing asadmin –help

Command Description
asadmin start-domain Start a domain
asadmin stop-domain Stop a domain
asadmin create-domain Create a new domain
asadmin backup-domain Backup a domain
asadmin list-domains List installed domains
asadmin restore-domain Restore a previously backed up domain
asadmin start-database Start the embedded Java Database
asadmin stop-database Stop the embedded Java Database
asadmin create-jdbc-connection-pool Create a new Database connection pool
asadmin create-jdbc-resource Create a new JDBC connection
asadmin list-jdbc-connection-pools List the database connection pools
asadmin list-jdbc-resource List the JDBC connections
asadmin deploy Deploy a component
asadmin undeploy Undeploy a component
asadmin list-components List components (e.g. web and EJB modules) deployed to the server
asadmin list-sub-components List the components (servlets & EJBs) deployed inside web and EJB modules