How to use the WebSphere wsadmin utility

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The wsadmin utility can be used to perform a wide variety of administrative tasks. Use the following command to start the wsdamin utility.

~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/your_server_name/bin/


If you are using federated or LDAP repositories, you will be prompted to provide a username and password. Enter the username and password of an administrative user.



The wsadmin utility uses to different languages, Jacl or Jython. You can specify the language you want to use.

~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/your_server_name/bin/ -lang jacl
~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/your_server_name/bin/ -lang jython


Once connected to the wsdamin console, there will be a wsadmin> prompt, where you can enter Jacl or Jython commands.



For example, the following Jython command can be used to display users.



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