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Status Future consideration
Workspace WebSphere Liberty
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 5, 2021

Support alternative server name to defaultServer using Liberty docker images

At present, the server name for IBM provided containers are 'defaultServer'. When using Liberty containers with WebSphere Automation, this 'defaultServer' name is reported. We would like to override this 'defaultServer' name to set it to a value that is meaningful to us.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 19, 2021

    The WSA use case is registering the server with the usage metering endpoint. The server name we use is extracted from the instanceIdentifier field of the registration JSON:

    {
    "hostName": "testapp.wsatest.svc.cluster.local",
    "installDirectory": "\/opt\/ibm\/wlp\/",
    "instanceIdentifier": "defaultServer@\/opt\/ibm\/wlp\/usr\/",
    ...
    }

    An option to change the actual server dir name in a Dockerfile would be great. An envir var to change the server name in the registration JSON (similar to CONTAINER_HOST) would also work here.