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Welcome to the Apache Geronimo v2.1 2 documentation. This is a work in progress and at this point in time we are starting to outline the new features that will become part of this new release, so expect this documentation documentation is to be updated frequently.

Some of the key changes and features added from the previous release are:

  • What's new in 2.1?
    • New features
    • Component versions
    • Configuration changes
    • Backwards compatibility
  • Geronimo architecture
    • GBeans
    • Subprojects
    • Components
      • Distributions
    • Repositories
    • Configuration
    • Customize the server
  • Installation
    • Planning
    • Binary
    • Source
    • Configuration
      • Ports interaction
      • Repositories
      • Logging
      • Security
  • Administration
  • Geronimo Administration Console
    • What changed?
    • Console enhancements
    • The pluggable console
    • Expert mode
    • Deployment plans wizard
    • CA helper
  • Monitoring
    • What is it?
    • What can I monitor
    • Impact on the server workload?
    • Install
    • Customization



Look into here to find out which topics are being updated and which ones are completed.

To help you find the content you are looking for we are separating the documentation into different chapters. In a nutshell, you can play with Geronimo by building, deploying and administering, and you can also learn how to develop applications and to get the most of them (and your time) when deploying to Geronimo.

So, how are we doing this? Check this out!


User's Guide




  • GShell
    • What is it?
    • Benefits
    • What it does/replaces
    • Tools and commands
    • How-to samples
  • Pluggable console
    • What is it?
    • Benefits
    • Architecture
    • Install/deploy
    • Customization
    • Developing new portlets
  • Plugin infrastructure
    • What are the plugins?
    • Enhancements from previous releases
    • Plugin infrastructure/architecture
    • plugin.xml
    • Plugins install
    • Pluggable console
    • GShell commands option
  • Security
    • Enhancements
    • Planning
    • Configuration
  • Tooling
    • Devtools
      • Geronimo eclipse plugin
    • j2g
  • Clustering
  • Sample applications
  • Tutorials