The GlassFish admin console is often cited as one of the strong point for GlassFish. Yes, open source and ease-of-us can live happily together!
After delivering clustering and centralized admin features in Milestones 1 (post) and 2 (post) of the ongoing 3.1 work, it was time in Milestone 3 to deliver the first drop of a graphical user interface that is able to interact with these features.
The following is a short screencast (hosted on the relocated “GlassFish Channel” property) walking you through the basic scenario of creating a cluster, populating it with instances, starting the cluster, deploying an application to various targets (cluster or standalone instances) and closing with a short part on monitoring the system – all from the Graphical User Interface :
The GlassFish Open Source Edition 3.1 Promoted Builds are available from http://download.java.net/glassfish/3.1/promoted/ and numerous details are offered on the GlassFish Wiki for this milestone and the upcoming work.
Check out youtube.com/user/GlassFishVideos for more videos soon.