Enhancing JMX descriptors in Apache Tomcat
by Chamith Buddhika for Apache Software Foundation
JMX is a technology which can be used to manage Java applications. Apache Tomcat is JMX enabled and this can be leveraged to provide a remote management interface. Even though required JMX infrastructure is present in Tomcat, some lapses currently present in the infrastructure, makes it hard to utilize it for fully configuring a remote Tomcat instance. A solid JMX infrastructure would be beneficial for any endeavor which is aimed at providing a remote management application for Tomcat.